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By Max Erikson
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Centerville School, Republic Services combine to tackle recycling

 

December 6, 2017

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PERSONALIZED RECYCLING: kids at the Centerville School received special reusable bottle from the Republic Services Recently, along with a presentation from Republic's Travis Gray (right) about the benefits of recycling

Republic Services and the Centerville School have partnered together to bring awareness to responsible disposable waste practices with a presentation at the school last month by Republic representatives.

As a token of their commitment to the environment, Republic donated reusable water bottles to every student at Centerville school.

"As a school, we were producing quite a bit of waste each week with our plastic water bottles," Kristen Cameron, superintendent of Centerville School, says. "Up to 700 bottles a week were being tossed in the trash."

Travis Gray, an environmental technician for Republic, gave the presentation about the overall work Republic does at the landfill in Roosevelt an...



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