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Apr 19-23: ReSOLUTION Shop
Clean Out Your Closet & Donate to the reSOLUTION Shop! Now in its third year, reSOLUTION is back and will be accepting recyclable and reusable materials for the week of Earth Day. Last year, we collected 1,980 items, an increase of 136%! Please help us to reach our 2010 goal - 2,500 items! We'll be collecting
Denim Jeans & Apparel - Recycled into UltraTouch Natural Fiber by Bonded Logic Inc. through the COTTON FROM BLUE TO GREEN denim drive. The most popular collection item in 2009 was denim with more than 400 pieces donated. Since 2006, COTTON FROM BLUE TO GREEN has collected some 270,000 pieces of denim and donated over half a million square feet of insulation to communities in need.
Athletic Shoes - Recycled into eco-friendly sports surfaces (Athletic Shoes ONLY – No shoes containing metal, cleats, dress shoes or damp/wet shoes)
Plastic Shopping Bags - Recycled into composite building materials
Old Art Supplies & Used CDs/DVDs - Collected by Creative Reuse Pittsburgh for reuse in creative art activities