SCUGOG: Port Perry Minor Bantam is competing to win a garden made from 100% recycled TerraCycle material, through the third, and largest, annual “Febreze Frenzy” contest, courtesy of Febreze and recycling company TerraCycle. The team is hoping to recycle the most air and home care waste, such as spray trigger heads and bottles, before May 31st.
Participants earn two points for each piece of air and home care waste sent to TerraCycle for recycling, during the contest period. This year’s contest is the biggest in TerraCycle Canada's history, with $8,650 of charity donations being shared among the top ten winners.
The contest is part of TerraCycle and Febreze’s innovative collection-and-recycling program, called, the Air and Home Care Recycling Program, a free, national program, operated by Febreze and TerraCycle, which enables any brand of air-freshener cartridge or home-cleaning packaging to be recycled. Anyone in Canada can sign up, and all are welcome to participate in the contest.
The Air and Home Care Recycling Program recently hit a nationwide milestone of nearly 150,000 units recycled and over $13,000 dollars raised for charity. The program is an ongoing activity, open to any individual, family, school or community group. For each piece of waste sent in using a pre-paid shipping label, participants earn points which can be translated into cash donations to the school or charity of their choice. For more information on the Air and Home Care Recycling Program and the Febreze Frenzy Contest, please visit http://www.terracycle.ca/en-CA/brigades/air-care-brigade.html.
TerraCycle Canada, a Progressive Waste Solutions partner, takes difficult-to-recycle packaging and turns it into affordable & innovative products. Founded in 2001, TerraCycle is the world leader in the collection and reuse of non-recyclable post-consumer waste. It repurposes the waste into sustainable, affordable materials and consumer products. In 21 countries, the waste is collected through programs that donate money to schools and charities. To learn more, visit www.terracycle.ca.
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