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Elementary School Kids Get Crayola to “ColorCycle” Used Markers



(Great news on a story we’ve been following. This group also inspired my Earth Hero group to start our own petition to Newell Rubbermaid, makers of Expo Markers to get them to recycle these widely used educational tools. Please sign our petition as well!) After a group of California elementary school students gathered more than […]

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Vermont Bottle Bill Activism (Agency of Natural Resources Forum)



I’ve just returned from the Agency of Natural Resources forum on the Vermont Bottle Bill. I arrived soaked after searching the state house building (with lots of well dressed legislators milling about) to find out the meeting was in a different building. I dashed through the pouring rain (who carries and umbrella anymore?) to the […]

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New Recycling Program for Prang Markers (inspired by young activists!)



A few months ago we reported on the inspired campaign of elementary students in California asking Crayola to take back their markers for recycling. Global art supply company Dixon Ticonderoga has announced a massive recycling project in response to their Change.org petition asking Crayola, a competitor, to help the environment by recycling their markers. The young students […]

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Crayola, collect and recycle your markers!



(Hooray for this group of students in California, asking Crayola to step up and take back their markers for recycling!  Let’s help show them that their voice matters.  Please sign on to their petition and spread the word.) A group of elementary school students concerned about the environmental impact of Crayola products has launched “Crayola: […]

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