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. :-)
Kroger, in partnership with several local organizations, is celebrating Earth Day by encouraging customers to value "A Bag's Life" - a recycling movement that locates drop-off sites for plastic bags and wraps, including the 215 Kroger stores across its Atlanta Division that will accept customers' plastic bags between April 16 - 22.
A recycling program that focuses on the plastic bags used by shoppers was kicked off at the state capitol Tuesday by DCA Commissioner Mike Beatty and the chairs of the two committees on natural resources, Sen. Ross Tolleson (R-Perry) and Rep. Lynn Smith (R-Newnan).
Called "A Bag's Life," the recycling program has identified nearly 750 locations at grocery and retail stores where consumers can dispose of their plastic shopping bags.
Using minimum resources, thousands of recyclable plastic bags are manufactured in the United States every year; and
It is important to reduce, reuse and recycle, and to make responsible choices regarding waste reduction. In Georgia, there is an effective infrastructure in place to recycle plastic bags through retailer take-back collection systems; and
(West Babylon, NY) - Dec. 13, 2011 - Just in time for peak holiday shopping, here comes A Bag's Life, a statewide educational campaign launched today to remind New Yorkers to bring back their plastic bags to a store that recycles them.