Local School Club Gets Award

Minutes 6-13 of the City Council meeting shows a portion of the Horace Mann Recycle Club getting an award, from either HP Pavilion or Allied Waste, not sure. This is an effort over the last few years at a local school, and the lengths and breadth of this program is pretty neat. Each day kids divide waste up and staff and parents work with the kids to educate other students on how to recycle. They also worked with a new waste vendor to get recycling services incorporated- and are working on composting. Very sweet & touching- and I’ve heard *a lot* about this program, as the volunteer who coordinated is my sister! “Super volunteer,” as the mayor calls her, aw.

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