To enhance the educational outreach of the of the Solid Waste District we have engaged the help of Zero.  Zero is, of course, a fictional cartoon character that we believe will assist greatly in getting our message about zero waste to our public.  Zero is the characters nickname, short for Zero Waste.  He will be…

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Over 200 of Bellefontaine Western Intermediate 5th graders participated in an environmental musical “Update: Earth” on March 19. Teacher Janet Fulton and many of the Western Intermediate staff helped with the production. The songs focused on the theme “Reduce! Reuse! Recycle!” with energy conservation, global warming, and recycling integrated into the theme. The performance was…

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Bellefontaine Kiwanis Club’s Annual Pancake Breakfast yielded 30 oz. of waste for the local landfill. Under the guidance of the Solid Waste District Staff the Kiwanis Club members turned their annual fundraising breakfast into a Zero Waste Event. On Saturday morning, March 14, 2008 club members served 447 breakfasts yielding 157 lbs. 2 oz. of…

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