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Recycling bin labels

Label to make any container a recycling bin for paper. Print your label at http://kypride.org/?p=985

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″) […]

PRIDE offers solid waste management workshops across the region

SOMERSET, KY — Southern and Eastern Kentuckians are invited to a free workshop to learn more about solid waste management as well as how to organize and recruit volunteers for a Spring Cleanup event in their community. Starting in February, PRIDE will host six free workshops across southeastern Kentucky to assist communities with their solid […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pulaski County to roll out curbside recycling in 2013

Pulaski County Curbside Recycling Truck

“Start recycling” will be a realistic New Year’s resolution for Pulaski County residents in 2013.In January, Pulaski County will roll out a single-stream, curbside recycling service — which will offer a level of convenience usually enjoyed only in large cities, such as Lexington and Louisville. Pulaski County residents will be able to send items to […]

Green County High School FBLA leads local recycling

Zack Leftwich, Annette Dangerfield and Emily Green accepted Green County High School FBLA's PRIDE award from Tammie Wilson

For launching an effective recycling campaign, the Green County High School chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) has earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. “The FBLA members reached out to fellow students and the entire community, sharing the reasons to recycle and creating the means […]

Science Hill wins PRIDE award for March Madness

Science Hill Independent School won the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for its “March Madness” project. Students in grades 5-8 were challenged to produce something relating to conservation, recycling, reducing and reusing. The 128 students showcased their productions at a school assembly. Robbie […]

The Lorax inspires door decorating contest at Owsley County Elementary

Owsley County Elementary students accept PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for Feb 2012

Owsley County Elementary School won the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for its contest to decorate classroom doors with a recycling theme. The contest was one of the school’s projects for Read Across America Day, a national campaign that commemorates the birthday of Dr. Seuss (March 2) by motivating young people to […]

Pikeville High Panther PRIDE Club promotes recycling

Pikeville High School Panther PRIDE Club, Education Project of the Month Award, Dec. 2011

For educating their community about why and how to recycle, the Pikeville High School Panther PRIDE Club has earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. “Recycling is an easy way for anyone to help our environment and economy, and the Panther PRIDE Club found ways […]

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