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Lisa Frey, Departure Bay Elementary School principal, with students Hunter Olson and AJ Caron check out a beach bag woven from more than 300 plastic strips cut from 69 garbage bags.  - CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Lisa Frey, Departure Bay Elementary School principal, with students Hunter Olson and AJ Caron check out a beach bag woven from more than 300 plastic strips cut from 69 garbage bags.
— image credit: CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Lisa Frey, Departure Bay Elementary School principal, with students Hunter Olson and AJ Caron check out a beach bag woven from more than 300 plastic strips cut from 69 garbage bags.

The bag, woven by Sophia Novak, was among art with a beach theme created from trash by the school’s students and put on display Wednesday to celebrate Earth Day April 22.

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