Thursday, October 16, 2014

Chadron Schools Compete in Recycle Bowl!

October 20th to November 15th Chadron Public Schools will participate in the Recycle Bowl!!  Please send your recyclables to school!!!

Chadron Participates in Nationwide K-12 School Recycling Competition

- Recycle-Bowl Competition Brings New Element to Waste Reduction in Our Community -

Keep Chadron Beautiful is pleased to announce that beginning this fall, schools within Chadron will compete in the Recycle-Bowl, a nationwide recycling competition for elementary, middle and high school students. Let’s rally our schools to win.

Last year more than 1,500 elementary, middle- and high-schools around the country, representing more than 900,000 students, participated in this fun and exciting race to collect the most recyclable material, and learn about waste reduction and environmental responsibility through in-school recycling.

Open to all public and private schools the incentive-based recycling competition runs from October 20 through November 15. Keep Chadron Beautiful, with help from students, will track and report how much material they collect for a chance to win prizes.

The schools will also compete with each other locally for a chance to win the aluminum can money, as well as bragging rights. Recycling bins will be placed both inside and outside of the schools. Students will collect Plastic #1 &#2, Cans, Corrugated Cardboard, Paper, Newspaper, Phonebooks, Printer Cartidges, Cell Phones, and Plastic shopping bags.

“Inspiring young people to recycle at school reinforces the importance of recycling everywhere, whether at home or on-the-go,” said Kelley Dennings, senior director of recycling, KAB. “And while students are becoming better recyclers, their school facilities are also increasing their capacity to handle and recover more recyclable materials, thus creating better and more efficient systems for reducing the school’s

More information about Recycle-Bowl can be found at The Recycle-Bowl competition is made possible with the sponsorship support of Nestlé Waters North America. For more information or questions about the local competition, please feel free to contact Keep Chadron Beautiful at 432-3805. For updates, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @KeepChadBeaut.About Keep America Beautiful

Keep America Beautiful is the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities. With a network of more than 1,200 affiliate and participating organizations including state recycling organizations, Keep America Beautiful works with millions of volunteers to take action in their communities through programs that deliver sustainable impact. Keep America Beautiful offers solutions that create clean, beautiful public places, reduce waste and increase recycling, generate positive impact on local economies and inspire generations of environmental stewards. Through its programs and public-private partnerships, Keep America Beautiful engages individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community’s environment. Its intent is to build and sustain vibrant communities that are socially connected, environmentally healthy and economically sound. For more information, visit and follow @kabtweet on Twitter.

Keep Chadron Beautiful is your local affiliate of Keep American Beautiful. For more information contact our office at 308-432-3805 visit our Facebook page or follow @KeepChadBeaut on Twitter.