Pak-Sher Program Gains National Recognition

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August 3, 2012…Pak-Sher received national attention last month when it’s local recycling program was featured on page one of the July 16, 2012 issue of Plastics News.  The recycling project is designed to educate children about the benefits of recycling and attack the plastic bag litter problem head on, by offering the community a way to collect and recycle the bags. While plastic bag bans generally force retailers to convert to paper, which can have a negative long term impact on the environment, this program encourages capture and recycling of plastic bags and closes the loop by using the recycled bags in the manufacture of new bags funneled back into the community, a true closed loop recycling program.  To read the entire article, click here.