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Students recycling for prize


A number of school elementary students are taking part in the Colville Tribal recycling program.

The contest is on, with students from Nespelem, Lake Roosevelt, Keller, Inchelium and Paschal Sherman competing to see which school can collect the most plastic number-one and -two bottles before Earth Day, April 22.

Tribal Recycling has placed bins in all the schools and asked students to collect and deposit plastic bottles.The school with the most bottles (by weight) will receive a $200 gift certificate during the Earth Day celebration at the parade grounds near Nespelem on April 22.

Students must remove the bottle lids and make sure there are no liquids inside. Plastic bottles accepted include pop bottles, water bottles orange juice and milk jugs.

Tribal Recycling, near Nespelem, is open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

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