The Dallas Independent School District joined the city of Dallas in kicking off the latest A Bag’s Life plastic bag and film challenge Dec. 10. With dozens of schools signed up to compete, and a dozen or so more expected to join in, the challenge may just prove what everybody already knows — everything is BIG in Texas.
The race to recycle is on for thousands of students in 19 Corpus Christi schools.At last count, nearly one-third of the schools in the Independent School District had signed up for the Plastic Bag Challenge.
Much like its big sibling Earth Day, America Recycles Day has evolved beyond its single-day roots to become a month-long celebration of environmental stewardship.
Thousands of local events were held across the country in November, ranging from shred-a-thons, electronics recycling, clothing donation drives, prescription drug take-back programs and yes — plastic bag collections!
In advance of America Recycles Day, Corpus Christi kicked off an educational campaign today between area schools designed to inspire, excite and challenge students and their parents to reduce, reuse and recycle their plastic bags.
Oley, PA - Girl Scout Troop 1645 of Oley was recognized recently for collecting 61,852 plastic bags for recycling and reuse by Trex Co., headquartered in Winchester, Va. The company, one of the nation's leading manufacturers of wood alternative products for decking materials, puts forth an annual challenge to the entire country to see which participating organization can collect the most plastic bags.
Since launching A Bag's Life earlier this year, Georgia recycling advocates have been busy getting the word out that there is more to me than a one-time tote.
From the southernmost boarder in historic Thomasville, northwest to Rome at the Alabama line and into the heart of metropolitan Atlanta, folks are embracing the notion that I'm not just a pretty face. :-)