Special Recycling Collections will be held at the TPS Earth Day Celebration!
Did you know that TPS is celebrating Earth Day on April 24, 2015, starting at 3:00p.m. in the Lombard St. school yard? This year's Earth Day will include: games, tasty and nutritious snacks, a plant sale, and a special recycling collection.
The special recycling collection station will collect and recycle your:
- Dried-out markers and highlighters that will be sent to http://www.crayola.com/colorcycle.aspx
- Broken and unwanted crayons that will be sent to http://crazycrayons.com/recycle_program.html
- Household batteries (AAA, AA, C, D, 9-volt, and button) that will be taken to the South Street Whole Foods
- Chip and snack bags, and granola and energy bar wrappers will be sent to Terracyle https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/
- Reusable shoes will be sent to Shoebox Recycling http://www.shoeboxrecycling.com/
- Worn-out sneakers will be sent to Nike http://www.nike.com/us/en_us/c/better-world/reuse-a-shoe
- Reusable socks will be donated to Cradles to Crayons https://www.cradlestocrayons.org/philadelphia
- Worn-out socks will be taken to H&M http://about.hm.com/en/About/sustainability/commitments/reduce-waste/garment-collecting.html
Bring your items to be recycled, enjoy some delicious snacks, purchase some farm fresh produce and plants, and play some fun Earth-friendly games!