(Published in The Daily Citizen in Dalton, GA on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.)
This week's article in The Daily Citizen Wednesday issue is all about recycling at school. The results of the 6-month school recycling contest are in - 35 schools in Whitfield County recycled 372,730 pounds of mixed paper. That's the weight equivalent of 104 mid-sized cars!
Read the article online here: http://www.daltondailycitizen.com/news/lifestyles/schools-recycle-pounds-during-contest/article_1a6b79e6-fe9e-11e4-a393-0b7f03207a21.html
Please join is in congratulating the following schools that placed in the top three in their category.
Elementary school: first place, Learning Tree School with the recycling rate of 88 pounds per student; second place, Pleasant Grove Elementary at 70 pounds per student; third place, Dug Gap Elementary at 48 pounds per student.
Middle school: first place, New Hope Middle with 86 pounds per student; second place, North Whitfield Middle at 27 pounds per student; third place, Westside Middle at 24 pounds per student.
High school: first place, Southeast Whitfield High with 15 pounds per student; second place, Coahulla Creek High with 12 pounds per student; third place, Northwest Whitfield High with 11 pounds per student.