Tag Archive: repurpose

Repurposing With A Purpose

August 11, 2023 | Published by Julie Buchanan

Henrico Community Food Bank Executive Director Sudeshna Das-Menezes (left) and Program Manager Lynn Williams. What’s green, has two handles and is perfect for storing boxes, cans and jars? The CVWMA recycling bin, of course! The Henrico Community Food Bank is reusing 20 of the old bins to collect shelf-stable goods for its mobile food pantry. Henrico County provided the containers, which were among those residents returned after the recent distribution... Read More

Recycling Heroes: Girl Scouts of Fort Gregg-Adams

July 6, 2023 | Published by Julie Buchanan

Members of Girl Scout Troop 5391 are the newest recipients of the CVWMA Recycling Steward patch! In order to earn the patch, youths must complete a project that teaches the values of reducing, reusing and recycling. The scouts chose to repurpose plastic milk jugs into birdfeeders and flower pots. The project taught them the importance of reusing materials that might otherwise become waste. Birdfeeders were hung near the scout hut... Read More