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3R’s School Recycling Program

November 06, 2018

October was a great month for new schools joining the Kōkua 3R’s ohana. Nearly 100 classroom recycling bins have been distributed, and over 300 students and faculty have received presentations on the importance of implementing the 3Rs - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, in their schools and at home.

Hahaʻione Elementary, in Hawaiʻi Kai, hosted its first Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drive (AARD) in October, diverting over 10,000 pounds of scrap metal, electronics, household goods, batteries and cooking oil from incineration. Please join us this month and spread the word for our next two AARDs: