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Local Recycling Program Helps Food Bank

Recycling common household items just became charitable. Holy Spirit catholic school's robotics team recently got involved with the company TerraCycle. The company's primary focus is to take hard-to-recycle objects and repurpose them into new items. Right now, the students are only collecting drink pouches, which can be repurposed into other plastics.

Sammamish elementary school participates in national recycling program

Cascade Ridge Elementary School students have kept thousands of apple sauce and drink pouches out of the landfill since the school joined TerraCycle’s national recycling program. Founded in 2001, TerraCycle is an international company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products to repurpose the material into affordable products. Cascade Ridge participates in two of 30 programs TerraCycle offers, according to the elementary school’s Dean of Students Jennifer Sehlin.

Highland Rim earns money for recycling

Highland Rim School has just reached the first level of TerraCycle and Capri Sun’s Drink Pouch Brigade® milestone contest by collecting more than 10,000 drink pouches. The students have earned over $1,500 for their school by collecting the drink pouches. The Drink Pouch Brigade® is a free recycling program that rewards people for collecting and sending their waste to TerraCycle® to be recycled or upcycled. Since 2007, Drink Pouch Brigade participants have kept almost 235 million drink pouches out of landfills and raised more than $4.5 million for charity.