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Green Lunch Rap

You can pack a lunch that's good for you—and for our planet, too! Just follow the easy tips in this Green Lunch Rap. 

Lyrics by Jennifer Bové; Music by Everett Benjamin; Art by Dave Clegg


Want to sing along? Download the song here.


Green Lunch by Dave CleggIt's time to go back to school.

It's time to eat lunch at school.

Come on, let's pack it with good food

and leave out the trash, dude—that's cool.

        (Green lunch!)

Use a lunch box, a cloth bag, or a basket.

        (Green lunch!)

Skip the paper, cause all you'll do is trash it.

        (Green lunch!)

Fill a bottle with your favorite healthy drink.

        (Green lunch!)

Don't toss the bottle; just wash it in a sink.

        (Green lunch!)

Pack your sandwich and all your tasty snacks

        (Green lunch!)

in containers—not foil or plastic sacks.

        (Green lunch!)

Wait a minute—don't pitch that plastic spoon.

        (Green lunch!)

With a green lunch, you sing a different tune.

        (Green lunch!)

Wash it, dry it, then use it again.

        (Green lunch!)

See you later, stinky ol' trash can.

        (Green lunch!)

We're keeping lunches from trashing up the land.

        Oh, yeah!

        Green lunch!


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