Repurposing at the Community Centre
In collaboration with Earthub founder, Brittanny Belanger, our Association President, Katherine Woodward has implemented a new community recycling program. Just drop off any of the following items in one of the labelled bins outside the Corkery Community Centre door.
**ALL ITEMS MUST BE CLEAN PRIOR TO DONATION (pill bottles must have labels and residue removed, only mascara wands are to be donated, not the entire container).
Aluminium pop cans – donated to Empties for Paws.
Chip bags, empty – Following brands only. Boom Chicka Pop, Terra Chips, Sensible Portions (donated to “Eco West Enders” of Stittsville – local)
Coffee grounds – use in local gardens. Please help yourself to coffee grounds if you can use them.
Crayons/lip balm/Glue Stick tubes – melted down and used in #OperationChristmasChild shoe boxes – local.
Egg cartons – given to a local farmer or food bank.
Egg shells – use in local gardens. Please help yourself to egg shells if you can use them.
Hotel slippers – upcycled by ReCreativity Ottawa
Mascara wands – used as brushes on tiny animals at a wildlife refuge
Milk bags, 4L flattened. Outside bag, not bag holding the milk – donated to DND’s workplace campaign to support the Royal Canadian Legion for the #LeavetheStreetsBehind Operation to make milk bag sleeping mats for homeless veterans – local
Plastic juice pouches, used – donated to “Eco West Enders” of Stittsville-Ottawa.
Prescription pill bottles – used as medical supplies at a disaster relief organization.
Toothbrushes – donated to TerraCycle