Oh no! Styrofoam
The new printer was a good eco-friendly choice:
- Energy Star Qualified
- RoHS Compliant
- Recyclable Product
- Ecotank- to reduce consumption of ink cartridges
However there was one vexing problem:
- Part of the packaging included styrofoam form-fitting blocks
PlanetCon 2018: A Community Recycling and Swap Event– planned by Westside Master Recyclers with support of Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling and the Hillsboro School District.
The event was a perfect solution for the printer packing Styrofoam/polystyrene problem -and- as it turned out, for several other recyling challenges well.
Cars lined up to drop off styrofoam/polystyrene chunks. Four gigantic dumpsters were filled during the three hour long event.
A collage of opportunity was organized…
Information tables were enthusiastically shared by a variety of community organizations to assist in educating the public about ways to reduce, reuse, recycle, and rethink. The idea? Enable folks to…
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