ARD Registration & Read for Recycling
ARD 2016 Registration Opens
Registration for ARD 2016 is now open and underway! We invite you to plan and register your events and invite your network to host an event!
READING FOR RECYCLING WEEK LAUNCHES for ARD IN GEORGIA
November 14-20, 2016
Dear Reader and Recycler,
Reading and Recycling are important habits to form. The Georgia Recycling Coalition is excited to encourage both reading and recycling through the Read for Recycling program. This program is part of the state America Recycles Day (ARD) celebration.
ARD is the only nationally--‐recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the U.S. Annually, ARD is held on November 15th. Visit www.americarecyclesday.org for complete ARD information.
For the third year in Georgia, during the week of November 14-20, 2016, K-12 school students are encouraged to read books that celebrate, educate, and encourage waste reduction activities. Follow these easy steps to participate (also provided in the attached booklet/journal below):
- Read a minimum of five waste reduction/recycling books; record them, and journal what you learned about waste reduction/recycling from the book in your Reading Journal (back page).
- Once complete mail your Reading Journal to the Georgia Recycling Coalition, Read for Recycling Program, P.O. Box 550667, Atlanta, Georgia 30355.
- The Reading Journal is due on November 28, 2016
- AWARD: Four participating students from K ‐ 12 will be randomly drawn to win one of four (4) $50 gift cards to Barnes and Noble.
Note to Teachers: The teacher with the most student participation will receive a class set of waste reduction/recycling books for his/her classroom.
Here are the downloadable support materials for Reading for Recycling (RFR):