Organize a Lions Recycling Project

With the Protecting Our Environment global service action campaign in full swing, we continue encouraging Lions to organize and participate in environmental service projects this month. A community-wide Recycling Day is a great way to raise awareness and get everyone involved.

A few tips for getting started:

  • Form a committee to take charge of this project.
  • Select a date and location for the recycling event to take place.
  • Obtain necessary local permits.
  • Arrange for the donated recycled materials to be removed by the local organizations/recyclers.
  • Publicize your event through flyers, newspapers and social media.
  • Following the event, post pictures on Facebook and be sure to thank everyone involved!

What to recycle/reuse:

  • Eyeglasses and hearing aids
  • Paper, books, magazines
  • Plastic bottles and aluminum cans
  • Cell phones, computers, laptops, inkjet cartridges
  • Athletic shoes
  • Clothing
  • Medical equipment (wheelchairs, crutches, etc.)

Do you have any successful recycling projects to share?

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