About 3R's in Schools
3R's School Recycling Program empowers students to engage and educate their school community about the 3R’s (reduce-reuse-recycling). The program supports on-campus recycling efforts by working with schools to strategize collection and redemption options and hosts bi-monthly Aloha ʻAina Recycling Drives at select 3R's participating schools across O'ahu, with host schools receiving proceeds from recycled material.
Many still believe that trash is landfilled, but on Oʻahu, most waste that is not recycled or composted is incinerated. That amounts to about 600,000 tons of trash being burned each year on Oʻahu. Though often touted as a sustainable solution to our waste problems, burning...Read more...