Kid's Recycle Day: Recycle your Plastic Bags and Film Packaging
During November 7 thru 11, all APS Schools participating in the Kid's Recycle Day Event will bring their Clean, Dry, Empty Plastic Bags and Film Packaging to school. The winning school will receive $350.00 to go towards environmental programs within the school community. Second and third-place schools will receive $250.00 and $150.00, respectively, to go towards such environmental programs. All participating schools will be recognized at the Kid's Recycle Day Celebration on Saturday, November 12 at the CHaRM located in Grant Park (1110 Hill Street).
What are examples of Plastic Bags and Film Packaging? REMEMBER Plastics should be clean (no food residue) and dry!!!!!
Plastics that are part of the Plastic Fill Challenge include:
- LDPE / HDPE Films
- Newspaper Sleeves
- Bread Bags
- Product Wrap
- Cereal Liners
- Food Storage Bags
- Ice Bags
- Pellet Bags
- Produce Bags
- Dry Cleaning Bags
- Grocery Bags
- Case Overwrap
- Packaging Air Pillows
- Salt Bags
Kid's Recycle Day ~November 12, 2016~
Sign your school for the Plastic Film Recycling Challenge
Goal: Collect all the Plastic Bags and Film Packaging found at home and school. One school from each level (Elementary, Middle and High School) will be awarded the Plastic Film Recycling Champions. Don't forget---- the Awards Ceremony will be held on the Kid's Recycling Day on Saturday, November 12 at CHaRM located at 1110 Hill Street.
The Kid's Recycle Day will be a day for Students and Staff--- as well as Family and Friends to learn about CHaRM and America Recycles Day which is held every year on November 15.
Don't miss out on the fun! Sign up your school below. Once your sign up is received, promotional materials (such as posters and electronic flyers) will be sent. On Monday, October 31, Collection bins for the collection of the plastic bags and film packaging will be delivered to all registered schools.
For additional information- Challenge Contacts are:
Peggy Whitlow, CHaRM (
Yvonne Douglas, Atlanta Public Schools- Energy and Environmental (
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle @ Home- Kids
School Coordinator for Plastic Film Recycling Challenge:
School Coordinator Contact Number:
School Coordinator Email:
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