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Friday February 5th, 2016 10:02PM

Hall Co. recognizes Tadmore ES for recycling efforts

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Hall County Resource Recovery recently recognized Tadmore Elementary School for recycling the most pounds per student during the 2013-2014 school year. <br /> <br /> Resource Recovery used grant funds to purchase recycling bins for all Hall County Schools during the 2010-2011 school year. This year the department partnered with Pratt Recycling as the sole recycler servicing the schools. In turn, Pratt offered $100 to the Hall County school that recycled the most. <br /> <br /> The five schools with the most recycling during the past year are:<br /> <br /> 1. Tadmore 10.81 lbs./student<br /> 2. McEver 10.17 lbs./student<br /> 3. DaVinci 9.85 lbs./student<br /> 4. N. Hall High 8.94 lbs./student<br /> 5. Chestatee High 6.65 lbs./student
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