The Green Team is an eco-friendly group that is committed to sustainability. They are currently recycling a wide variety of materials, including metals, electronics, cardboard, white paper, batteries, pallets, toner and ink cartridges, cans, and select plastics. Additionally, they are organizing an athletic shoe recycling drive to benefit Sneaker Impact, as well as hosting an Upcycle Art banner contest to support their cause. The team is also working on developing an in-house composting program to reduce waste and repurposing old street pole banners into tote bags. Visit their website to learn more about their mission and impact.
Click here for a guide on how to go green at home.
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