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Reuse at Robious Elementary

March 27, 2024 | Published by Julie Buchanan

Third-graders at Robious Elementary School in Chesterfield County recently put the 3R’s (that’s reduce, reuse, recycle) into action with a book swap! Each student brought in a book to be swapped for another. Teachers placed the books on cafeteria tables so students could browse and select a book to take home. “This activity was the culminating activity for our Earth’s Resources science unit,” third-grade teacher Julia Preusser said. “We connected... Read More

Chesterfield County Paper Shredding & E-cycling

June 11, 2022 | Published by Julie Buchanan

A paper shredding and electronics recycling event is scheduled Saturday, June 11, from 8 a.m. until noon, at Westchester Commons. This is open to Chesterfield County residents only. Residents may bring up to two small boxes or three grocery bags of personal papers (per person) for shredding. Fees for electronics recycling: TV less than or equal to 27 inches: $25 TV over 27 inches: $30 Other electronics: $5-$25 Hard drives,... Read More

Earth Day Celebration with Chesterfield County Public Library

April 23, 2022 | Published by Julie Buchanan

Chesterfield County Public Library will host a fun-filled day in honor of Earth Day, April 23, 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the Central Library branch. Registration is required for these programs. Registration opens April 9 on the CCPL calendar. Schedule of events 10:30-11:15 a.m. Spinning Tops with SCRAP RVA Turn discarded CDs into spinning tops! Geared toward ages 5-10. Adults welcome! Noon-1 p.m. Vermicomposting & Traditional Composting Learn the... Read More