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Clinton County Middle School wins for recycling projects

Clinton County Middle School held an assembly today to celebrate that the school’s PRIDE Club received the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award, which recognizes an outstanding act of service performed in the 42-county region of southern and eastern Kentucky. The club earned the award for leading others to recycle. The students in the PRIDE […]

Three PRIDE counties share recycling dumpsters

Lawrence County donated four recycling dumpsters to McCreary County and Elliott County. In the photo, left to right, are Elliott County PRIDE Coordinator Bessie Ferguson, McCreary County Judge-Executive Douglas E. Stephens, Elliott County Magistrate Michael Dickerson, Elliott County Judge-Executive Carl Fannin, Lawrence County Judge-Executive John A. Osborne, Lawrence County Magistrate John J. Lemaster and PRIDE President/CEO Tammie Wilson.

Recycling just got a little easier for residents of three Kentucky counties, thanks to a cooperative effort among their fiscal courts. Lawrence County recently donated two portable recycling dumpsters to each Elliott County and McCreary County. After opening a recycling center last year, Lawrence County no longer needed the four dumpsters, which were purchased with […]

Labels to make your own recycling bins

To learn more about why and how to recycle, view or print the brochure below. PRIDEful Recycler Brochure (8.5″ x 14″) Print the labels below to turn any containers into recycling bins for aluminum, cardboard, paper or plastic. PRIDEful Recycler Bin Labels (8.5″ x 11″) […]

smART Show featuring reclaimed, recycled masterpieces

Feeling crafty? Does Pinterest have you inspired? Create your own one of a kind artwork using materials that you would otherwise throw in the trash or recycle, and submit it to The smART Show! The show will take place on April 19 at Somerset Community College during the school’s annual Earth Day Celebration. Entries are […]

Adair Co. High project combines art, renewable energy, recycling

On May 20, the community gathered at the Adair County High School PRIDE Arboretum to enjoy an illuminated art display featuring solar-powered lights and recycled glass and wood. The display, entitled “This Is Art,” was the result of a year-long project by a team of 40 ACHS students. Their unique creation earned the PRIDE Environmental […]

Hazel Green goes green, earns green

Hazel Green Elementary School’s fourth and fifth-grade students accepted the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for their plastic recycling project. Principal Brad Mullins and Bianca Hawkins, who led the project, are on the front row, and the fourth and fifth-grade teachers are in the back.

Hazel Green Elementary School students made money for their school while learning about recycling. Their project also earned the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. For two weeks in December, students were encouraged to save every piece of plastic used in their homes, such as water bottles and liquid soap containers. They brought […]

Leslie County opens recycling center

CLICK HERE TO VIEW EVENT PHOTOS Leslie County now has a recycling center, located in the former Kentucky Truss building, beside the 911 Center on Rockhouse. There residents can drop off cardboard, paper, aluminum cans, steel cans, and #1 and #2 plastics, all for free. Judge-Executive Jimmy Sizemore and Solid Waste Coordinator Angie Muncy […]

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