Cynon Valley pupils recycled some-more than 300 propagandize JUMPERS
November 25, 2016 - School Uniform
A Cynon Valley primary propagandize has won a tip esteem in a county-wide recycling plea – by collecting a homogeneous of 307 propagandize jumpers.
St Margaret’s Roman Catholic Primary School in Aberdare has been announced as a leader of Rhondda Cynon Taf council‘s challenge, set in September, to collect as most propagandize uniform as probable to be recycled or re-used.
The sum volume of uniform collected was afterwards distributed in line with a series of pupils during a participating propagandize to find a altogether winner.
They collected 139,500g of clothes
The Aberdare youngsters collected 139,500g – a homogeneous of some-more than 300 jumpers.
Second in a foe was SS Gabriel Raphael Roman Catholic Primary School in Tonypandy, and third was Llwyncelyn Infants School, Porth. A sum of 21 schools took partial opposite RCT, and 1,074,750g – or 2,369 jumpers – was collected overall.
The glorious efforts of St Margaret’s pupils have warranted their propagandize £300.
Councillor Ann Crimmings, RCT cupboard member for environment, convenience and culture, said: “Congratulations contingency go to a pupils of all a 21 schools opposite RCT that took partial in a competition.
“They collected an rare volume that has resulted in over 1000kg of intensity rubbish being re-used, recycled and successfully diverted from landfill.
They desired it
“The pupils have shown a genuine unrestrained for recycling and know because it is so important. We devise to reason a identical foe over a Christmas holidays and are seeking all schools to get on board, by recycling their Christmas cards.
“Recycling should now be a critical partial of all the lives. As we run out of space for the waste, we have to do all we can to safeguard we revoke what we chuck away, re-use what we can and recycle during each opportunity.”
“We all need to do the bit and uncover we adore where we live and take honour in the area – together we can make a disproportion as these propagandize pupils have shown.”