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Will Your School Be America’s Recycling Champion?

Twelve days left to register for the first-ever national “Recycle-Bowl” competition
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Summary

Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition, for elementary, middle and high-school students, was created to increase school recycling participation and teach students about recycling and environmental responsibility.
 

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 1:30pm

CAMPAIGN: Recycle-Bowl

CONTENT: Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) September 28, 2011 - Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition, for elementary, middle and high-school students, was created to increase school recycling participation and teach students about recycling and environmental responsibility. Registration for the competition ends on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011.

The Competition Division is open to all U.S. schools. The Open Benchmarking Division was created for individual classrooms to compete against each other. All participating schools will track and report how much recyclable material they collect during the four-week competition. The competition runs from Oct. 17 through Nov. 12, culminating around America Recycles Day, which takes place on Nov. 15.

The first 1,000 schools to register in either the Competition or Open Division will receive a recycling toolkit loaded with recycling posters, a library book, a curriculum, activity booklets and a recycling “coach” t-shirt. Other downloadable educational resources can also be found on http://recycle-bowl.org.

Schools in the Competition Division will be eligible to win prizes. At the close of the four-week competition, the school in each state that collects the most recyclable material per capita will win $1,000. A national champion will then be chosen from among the statewide winners to receive an additional grand prize of $2,500.

Registration is currently open on the Recycle-Bowl Web site at http://recycle-bowl.org. Show us your school pride and become Recycle-Bowl’s first-ever recycling champion.

The inaugural Recycle-Bowl is being sponsored by Nestlé Waters North America.

About Keep America Beautiful
Keep America Beautiful, Inc., established in 1953, is the nation's largest volunteer-based community action and education organization. This national nonprofit forms public-private partnerships and programs that engage individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community environments.  For additional information, visit www.kab.org.

About Nestlé Waters North America
With 35 years of experience promoting healthful hydration in the bottled water segment, Nestlé Waters produces six regional spring water brands in the U.S., three international brands, and Nestlé Pure Life, its nationally distributed purified bottled water. The company's dedication to quality, employee development, seeking to bring shared value to communities, and its commitments to environmental stewardship, especially in the areas of water use, energy and packaging, has led Nestlé Waters to the number one bottled water position in the U.S.

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Contact

Robert Wallace
Keep America Beautiful
http://www.kab.org
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Kelley Dennings
Keep America Beautiful
http://www.kab.org
Keywords: Environment & Climate Change | K-12 recycling competition | Keep America Beautiful | Recycle-Bowl | Recycling | school recycling

CAMPAIGN: Recycle-Bowl

CONTENT: Press Release