World Wear Project Recycle Bin

Harrington PTA has partnered with World Wear Project to host a textile recycle bin on campus! Your contributions of items including clothing, shoes, belts, purses, wallets, hats, caps, backpacks, hard toys and stuffed animals, will be recycled as secondhand clothing, processed into wiping rags or converted into fiber. Not only will you be doing a good thing for the environment by keeping these items out of landfills, you will also be helping to raise funds for our school!

 

Damaged items are welcome. Items NOT accepted are: furniture of any kind, knives, items made of glass, kitchen appliances, appliances with cords.


Live Green in Plano

The City of Plano Sustainability & Environmental Education Division is committed to educating and engaging the community in sustainable practices and environmental stewardship. Click here to visit their website. 


National PTA Position Statement - Environmental Health and Safety

Since its founding, National PTA has worked to secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth. Over the years, National PTA has recognized the growing importance of environmental issues and the impact they have on the health and welfare of children and their families. PTA members have a responsibility to promote environmental health and safety, and to help protect our world’s finite natural resources.

Click here to read the complete statement.


Environmental Education Resources

Energy Hog — Children’s Web site www.energyhog.org

EPA’s Enviro Kids Club - Elementary Ages www.epa.gov/kids

EPA’s Student Center - Secondary Ages www.epa.gov/students

Kids Gardening www.kidsgardening.com

North American Association for Environmental Education www.naaee.org


For any questions regarding Environmental Programs at Harrington, please email environmental@harringtonpta.net.

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World Wear Project

Harrington receives $0.15 for every pound we donate! Drop items off anytime in the bin located in the parking lot.  What's accepted: shoes, clothing (including stained, torn, or otherwise damaged), belts, purses, hats, caps, backpacks, hard toys, stuffed animals, pots and pans, metal kitchen utensils, etc.