Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Extreme Recycling Event

Do you recycle?  Do you wish there were more items that could be recycled and not thrown away?  If you answered yes, then come to Claxton Elementary on Saturday, May 17 10am – 2pm.

The following items will be collected and shipped to Terracycle where they will be turned into new products.

·        Athenos (Athenos brand packaging only)
·        Baby Food Pouch (entire package)
·        Brita Filters (Brita brand only)
·        Cereal Bags (any plastic cereal bags & cereal bag liners)
·        Cheese Packaging (any type of packaging from a cheese product)
·        Cleaner Packaging Refills (only the flexible cleaner packaging)
·        Diaper and Wipe Packaging (only the outer plastic wrapping)
·        Drink Pouch (entire package straw & straw wrapper accepted)
·        Elmer’s Glue (Elmer’s brand only all glue containers)
·        Energy Bar Wrappers (Foil-lined wrappers from energy bars, meal replacement bars & granola bars)
·        Lunch Kits (entire package)
·        Personal Care/Beauty Products (i.e. chap stick, soft tubes of creams and lotions, makeup, deodorant, lip-gloss, etc.) Empty products only please.
·        Tape Dispenser (empty tape dispenser or cores)
·        Tooth Paste/Toothbrushes (any brand of toothpaste, toothbrushes & floss containers)
·        Writing Instruments (except crayons)
·        Yogurt/Dairy tops (foil & plastic seals on all dairy products)

Please bring only the items that cannot be placed in your recycle container at home.

Claxton will receive money from these items that would normally end up in the trash.  Come and bring your items and help out the environment as well as the school.

For more information please contact Sonja Kun 713-3566.

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