San Sebastián parochial school hosts recycling club

Photos courtesy of Ecole Saint-Sébastien

WEST AKRON — The San Sebastian Parish School Recycling Club, made up of more than 50 students from kindergarten through seventh grade and led by technology teacher Anne Riede, collected paper and plastic bags. Additionally, school officials said the new bottle filling stations have saved more than 30,000 plastic water bottles and the pop tablets collected will help Ronald McDonald Houses collect funds for patients in need.
Additionally, 250 pounds of plastic bottle caps and lids were donated to Plastics-R-Unique, a Wadsworth company that makes products with recycled polyethylene plastics, which will be used to make a 6-seater park bench. feet for the school campus. The school has also partnered with Summit e-Waste Recycling Solutions to collect old televisions, desktops, monitors, cords and cables, some of which are pictured at right. Students are pictured above helping load collected e-waste for delivery to the company.
According to the company, e-waste is the fastest growing portion of the municipal solid waste stream. In return, St. Sebastian Parish School received a check from Summit e-waste based on the weight of what was collected, and the company placed an e-waste recycling bin on parish property to collect some. any further.

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