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“I started the ShoeBox Recycling in 2012 for two reasons. They are to keep shoes out of our landfills and recycle them to people who could use them, and to also raise money for my cause which is to help homeless and abused dogs/cats. Since 2012 I have collected 1068 lbs. of shoes and raised $534 which was given to Burlington County Animal Alliance (BCAA) medical fund.
Community Recycling processes over 50 tons of recycled clothes everyday. That’s why when recycler Kerry C. accidentally recycled her husband’s favorite college sweatshirt, she thought it was gone forever. But thanks to Community Recycling’s dedicated crew and our commitment to our recyclers, we not only found the sweatshirt, but may have also saved a marriage.
Here’s Kerry’s letter of amazement and gratitude written to Community Recycling president Ira Baseman:
Look for Community Recycling at the following PTO Today Expo locations in April:
Wednesday, April 2 — OH Expo Center: Columbus, OH
Wednesday, April 9 — St. Charles Convention Center: St. Louis, MO
Wednesday, April 16 — Royal Plaza Trade Center: Boston, MA
Tuesday, April 22 — Tinley Park Convention Center: Chicago, IL
Tuesday, April 29 — Suburban Collection Showplace: Detroit, MI
Wednesday, April 30 — Philadelphia Expo Center: Oaks, PA
Can’t make it to one of the Expos and want to get your school involved with Community Recycling's innovative fundraising programs? Call us 1-800-336-0141
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