Schools now recycling 17% more bottles

01.10.2011                      04.Cheschwan. 5772

Umwelt:

Schools now recycling 17% more bottles

Successful programs encourage children to gather recycables.

Schools across Israel collected over three million bottles for recycling during the 2010-2011 academic year, a 17 percent rise from the previous school year, the ELA Recycling Corporation announced on Monday.
The three leading high school and elementary school collectors were Tzuirm Landscape School in Tzur Yigal, Beit Yaakov Teachers Institute in Jerusalem and Sarah Girls School in Bnei Barak, while the three best performing kindergartens were Gan Rakefet in Kiryat Ono, Gan Hamad in Katzir-Harish and Gan Shush Maron in Beit Dagan, according to the ELA.
In total, the bottles gathered amounted to over NIS 900,000 in recycling deposit fees for the schools….