reposted from my ‘Greene Westford’ column
In only one year, $2314.38 has been raised and over 100,000 pieces of trash totaling almost 1300 lbs have been saved from the waste stream. This money is being donated to the Westford Public Schools via a grant program.
- Drink Pouches: Any branch of foil drink pouch such as Capri Sun and its straw. Please empty the pouch of all juice and place in a separate bag. No juice boxes.
- Elmer’s Glue: Glue bottle, stick or pen.
- Energy Bar Wrappers: Any brand of energy, granola, cereal or protein bar wrapper.
- Chip Bags: Any brand, any size chip bag.
- Cookie Wrapper: Any brand of cookie wrapper.
- Candy Wrapper: Any brand of candy wrapper or bag.
- Colgate: Any brand of toothbrush or plastic toothpaste tube. Place toothbrushes in separate bag.
Coffee Bags: Any brand of foil coffee bag. No cans.updated July 2011, TerraCycle no longer accepts coffee bags
- Writing Instruments: Any kind of pen, mechanical pencil, marker, or highlighter.