By now, everyone has heard about the CLYNK recycling program that lets us turn in deposit-eligible containers to raise money for our club’s annual ShelterBox donations.
Bill Dowd has been distributing the necessary bags and bar-code sticker tags, and will continue to have both available at each of our in-person summer activities.
Remember, all you need to do is drop your empties — glass, metal, plastic, whatever — in one of the approved recyclable green bags, affix the sticker, and drop off the bag of unsorted, unrinsed containers at any Hannaford supermarket returns window (there’s a hand scanner there to use so SRC gets proper credit for the bags).
It can’t much simpler. And, besides raising ShelterBox funds, you’re helping the environment. True, it’s only a nickel or so per container, but it does add up. In the first seven months of participation, we raised $400.
Here’s what the CLYNK recycling company says our impact has been over the past five months: