Catherine E. Doyle Elementary School Receives $500 Prize for Recycling Contest

One of the recycling bins at a Wood-Ridge athletics field. Credits: Wood-Ridge Public Education Foundation/Bonnie Taylor

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- The Wood Ridge Public Education Foundation achieved its recycling goal of 5,000 plastic bottles in the Pepsi Co. Rally Summer Recycling Contest. Catherine Doyle Elementary School will receive a cash prize of $500 for participating in program.

The Wood Ridge community joined together in efforts to raise awareness for recycling by placing Pepsi Co. blue recycling bins at all summer recreation locations, baseball and softball fields, as well as the Movie Under the Stars event.

Wood Ridge Public Education Foundation is dedicated to recycling initiatives throughout the school district and participates with many organizations such as the Recycling Rally in efforts to educate students on environmental awareness.   

Wood Ridge Public Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization made up of volunteers that work to support the Wood Ridge School District in funding educational enrichment programs.  The Foundation’s first meeting for the 2017-2018 school year is scheduled for Thursday, September 21, 7:30 pm, at the Wood Ridge Civic Center. All parents are welcome to attend.

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