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In celebration of World Art Day, here is one of our favorite pieces of modern art: Venus of the Rags by Michelangelo Pistoletto. For more information about this piece visit

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

Our Recycled World Maps are hand made in Sierra Leone, Africa, reusing fabric recycled by our recycling partners here in the United States.

Mr. Schwartz’s 5th grade class from New Foundations Charter School stopped by today for a hands-on tour of Community Recycling!

Photo Credit: Bryan Eaton

Some shoes are made for running the track while some can build a track. At least that’s what Triton athletic department secretary Karen Atherton is hoping as she collects pairs of shoes to … Read more of Jim Sullivan’s story here

Community Recycling announces an early milestone for its ShoeBox Recycling program by recycling one million pounds of shoes for reuse. Within less than two years …  Read more

S.T.E.P. is a youth social entrepreneurship idea organizing social change founded by Olivia Russo-Hood, a 12-year old with tremendous passion and commitment.  S.T.E.P. participants recognize social problems and then organize, create, and … Read more

New Foundations Charter School recycled over 8000lbs of clothes through the CR Kids program.  Here they are showing off some school pride and a custom CR Kids recycled world map.  Great job!

Austin Decker from Angels of Hope, a ShoeBox Recycling partner.

Guest Blogger, Austin Decker

For the past nine years I had been walking for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.  Three years ago I created my own team … Read more

It’s that time of year again when many of us adopt an “out with the old and in with the new” approach to the New Year.  For those of you still stumped by what resolution to pursue in 2014 may we offer a suggestion … Read more

We agree that there are few things more entertaining than a battery operated turkey twerking to Blurred Lines, but its amusement is short lived compared to Read more

Let Your Actions Speak Louder Than Your Words

By Lisa Pomerantz

This America Recycles Day, we come to you with a bold and daring public message of involvement: RECYCLE YOUR CLOTHES! Responsibly tidying up your closets quickly turns cleaning into “greening” and Read more …