Sunday, April 10, 2016

Spring Coop News: EarthDay Event, TerraCycle Collection and upcoming VOTE at GM.


The Environmental Committee is promoting a new partnership between the PSFC and TerraCycle, an innovative recycling company that transforms hard to recycle waste into new products- keeping more waste out of landfills.
WHEN:
Wednesday April 13th from 4-6pm.
Saturday April 23rd from 2-4pm.
WHERE:
In front of the Coop or inside if the weather is frigid.
WHAT
*Please presort and separate items by category
*No need to clean or remove labels
*Please do not bring any other items than those listed:
Toothpaste tubes, any brand and size (toothbrushes okay too)
Baby food pouches and caps (any brand)
Energy bar wrappers (any brand but only energy bars—no other wrappers please)
Brita filters (other filter brands okay) plus other Brita filter related items
Plastic food storage zip lock bags (any size), plastic cling wrap, and small bulk bags (Please no plastic roll bags or shopping bags)
Cereal bag and cracker bag liners or bulk cereal bags (any brand)
UPCOMING VOTE: Tuesday, April 26, 7:00 p.m.
Meeting Location: St. Francis Xavier School, 763 President Street.
VOTING ON: TerraCycle Fee-based, Zero Waste Plastic Packaging Collection Bin
Proposal: Vote for a year long trial of the TerraCycle Zero Waste Plastic Packaging bin collection. Cost not to exceed $5000. Budget allows for 24 bins, 2 per month. If approved, start date is Summer 2016.—submitted by Rosemary Calderon


EARTH DAY AT COOP:
To honor Earth Day, on Sunday April 17th from 12pm to 4pm, members of the Environmental Committee will be setup at Coop outside! They are there to offer some tips, offer information and listen to your concerns. Come stop and say hi.

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