El Dorado Hills’ Jackson Elementary Received a Grant from Recyclebank and Coca-Cola Live Positively for Green Schools Program

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El Dorado Hills’ Jackson Elementary Received a Grant from Recyclebank and Coca-Cola Live Positively for Green Schools Program

Recyclebank presented Jackson Elementary with a check to fund its green project at a ceremony Thursday evening
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Monday, May 14, 2012 - 6:00pm

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(3BL Media) El Dorado Hills, CA - May 14, 2012 - Recyclebank  and Waste Connections announced  that Jackson Elementary has reached its fundraising goal and received a grant from the Recyclebank Green Schools program, which awards schools grant money for unique student projects that will green their classrooms and communities. Representatives from Recyclebank and program partner, El Dorado Disposal Waste Connections, presented the school with a check on Thursday, May 10, to fund its green school project, installing and creating planter growing boxes. The ceremony was held at Jackson Elementary and included remarks by Michele Miller, Principal, Jackson Elementary, El Dorado Disposal and Recyclebank.

Schools across the country submitted green project proposals to Recyclebank® in order to participate in the Green Schools program. Recyclebank members donated their points to help fund the schools’ projects, and Recyclebank matched member point donations dollar-for-dollar. A critical program partner is Coca-Cola Live Positively, who helped schools across the U.S. meet their target grant goal and make their green project ideas a reality.

Who:     Speakers/Photo  include:

- Michele Miller, Principal, Jackson Elementary (photo: right)

- Jaime Staples, Recyclebank Account Manager (photo: left)


Check presentation ceremony was hosted by El Dorado Disposal and Recyclebank.  Presented a check of $2,058.92 for Jackson’s participation in the Recyclebank Green Schools program. Jackson will create two growing boxes; a structure that allows students to observe the vastly intricate underground ecosystem critical to producing quality organic vegetables at high yields. 


Jackson Elementary School


Thursday, May 10, 2012



Recyclebank’s rewards-for-recycling program rewards El Dorado Hills residents with points which can be redeemed for discounts and deals from more than 3,000 businesses in categories ranging from food and beverage to health and beauty, restaurants, entertainment, sports and recreation, apparel, automotive, electronics and more.

To learn more about the Recyclebank Green Schools program, visit www.Recyclebank.com/greenschoolsprogram


Recyclebank helps create a more sustainable future by rewarding people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from more than 3,000 local and national businesses. Through its online platform and partnerships with municipalities, haulers, small businesses and corporate brands, Recyclebank is empowering individuals to make a collective impact on the environment by increasing household recycling, reducing household energy usage and taking other environmentally-preferred actions. A Certified B Corporation, Recyclebank has been recognized as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, a Champion of the Earth by the United Nations Environment Programme and for Outstanding Excellence in Public/Private Partnerships from the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Recyclebank is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit www.Recyclebank.com.


Randi Desiderio
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