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Hough Environmental and Recycling Committee - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

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Hough Environmental awareness Committee

 The focus is on Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

This committee works to help Hough students learn ways to respect their environment in many different ways. We would love to have your help! 
  • Lunch Helpers: In the lunchroom, we need parent volunteers to help students sort their waste into liquids, recycling, compost, garbage and recoverable food. Plus see your child in action at school! 
  • Terracycle and Trex: These two programs help us upcycle some of our greatest sources of waste: Capri Sun-type juice pouches, GoGoSqueez-type pouches and plastic bags. Teracycle pays us 1 to 2 cents per pouch, and keeps the pouches out of the landfill. Trex turns plastic bags into composite decking material. 
  • Green Club: This club is faculty sponsored with parent coordinators. It is open to 2nd-5th graders, and currently meets at lunchtime every two weeks. We learn about ways we can help the Earth and do lots of fun projects. We look forward to partnering with the Service Club this year as well. 
  • Earth Week: We are planning many fun school-wide activities for Earth Week, April 17-21, 2017. We would love to have your help!
Questions? Ideas? Please contact Renee Blue at reneecblue@gmail.com
 
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Hough Environmental and Recycling Committee - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
  1. Nike Reuse-A-Shoe:  ANY athletic shoes (not just Nike)
  2. LIVESTRONG wristbands
  3. MaxPerks Ink Cartridge Recycling
  4. Other Electronics - Cell Phones, MP3 players, iPods, laptops, notebooks etc.  Click link below for a complete list of items
  5. Batteries - All types
  6. Pop can tops

Click here for more Recycling information 

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