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Hawthorne students master recycling ropes in playground contest

It pays to recycle. Ask the students at the Hawthorne Elementary School in Willingboro. Their hard work paid off in a big way recently when they were able to jump and climb on the new playground they won in the … Continue Reading

Burlington County Times Online · Jun 20, 2017

RECYCLED FUN – Willingboro unveils new playground for students

WILLINGBORO — Halie Henry joined about seven of her classmates in taking their first trip down the slide of their brand new playground last Wednesday morning. “It’s actually really fun,” she said with a smile. “It’s better than the older … Continue Reading

Burlington County Times Online · Jun 18, 2017

Burlington County Elementary School Rewarded With New Playground For Recycling Efforts

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Students at a Burlington County, New Jersey elementary school are the winners of a brand new playground thanks to their recycling efforts. The playground itself is made from recycled materials. The ribbon was cut Wednesday for the … Continue Reading

South Jersey Magazine Online · Jun 15, 2017

A new playground is opening in Newark, but it’s not a typical schoolyard swingset— it’s made from recycled toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes.

Colgate, ShopRite, and TerraCycle teamed up to donate the equipment to the Fourteenth Avenue School. Needless to say, the impact on the community is already huge.   Neil Greenstein, owner of Newark ShopRite: ”One of the best things today was the children … Continue Reading

News 12 New Jersey · Jun 15, 2017

Burlington County Elementary School Rewarded With New Playground For Recycling Efforts

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Students at a Burlington County, New Jersey elementary school are the winners of a brand new playground thanks to their recycling efforts. The playground itself is made from recycled materials. The ribbon was cut Wednesday for the … Continue Reading

KYW-TV Online · Jun 14, 2017

Video from a ribbon-cutting event for the 2016 Colgate ShopRite Playground recipient in Willingboro, NJ. Click link for video.

Students at Hawthorne Park Elementary School in Willingboro, have a new playground equipment to use, thanks in part to their recycling efforts at lunch, and winning the 2016 Recycled Playground Challenge, awarded by Colgate, TerraCycle and ShopRite, on Wednesday, June … Continue Reading

Courier-Post Online · Jun 14, 2017

Are coffee pods a sustainability challenge?

IS THERE A PROBLEM WITH COFFEE PODS? One in three households in the US today are believed to have a coffee pod based machine. The number of coffee pod machines are increasing in the UK and Europe as well. If … Continue Reading

SelfGrowth.com · Jun 10, 2017

Help Apshawa win a playground

WEST MILFORD — Aphsawa Elementary School is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the fourth annual Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive, ShopRite and recycling pioneer TerraCycle. Aphsawa will earn one ‘Playground Credit’ for each … Continue Reading

West Milford Messenger · Jun 7, 2017

5 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

On the heels of our country’s not-so-graceful exit from The Paris Agreement, I’ve been wanting to do something… anything… to make a difference, even if it’s a tiny one. Being that I’m just one person, I know that I probably can’t affect … Continue Reading

LemonStripes.com · Jun 6, 2017

OCEANS: THE ULTIMATE COMMON GOOD

Despite movement in Washington indicating a shift away from sustainability, I am of the firm belief that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and nonprofits dedicated to supporting a science-backed policy agenda will to operate as stewards for environmental protection in the United … Continue Reading

myinforms.com · Jun 6, 2017