PureCycle Applied sciences, Inc. celebrated its second annual day of service, Pure Planet Day, in Florida and Ohio. Florida volunteers helped construct a greenhouse for Millennia Gardens Elementary, an award-winning Title I faculty in Orlando, whereas the Ohio workforce collected stable and plastic waste strewn on Ironton’s roads in partnership with the Lawrence-Scioto Stable Waste Administration District.
Tamsin Ettefagh, Sustainable Improvement Supervisor at PureCycle, stated: “Pure Planet Day is not only about selecting up litter on the facet of the highway or alongside a riverbed. From working with Millennia Gardens Elementary Faculty in Orlando on environmental and academic initiatives to serving to beautify the city of Ironton the place our flagship facility is positioned, Pure Planet Day is all about making issues occur. for the nice of our surroundings and humanity. It’s about leaving the communities by which we dwell and work higher than we discovered them.
Michelle Carralero, Principal of Millennia Gardens Elementary Faculty, stated, “We’re thrilled to be working with PureCycle, a neighbor in our neighborhood, to proceed to advance our environmentally targeted applications right here at Millennia Gardens. We do greater than construct a greenhouse. We create an exquisite and protected sanctuary for our kids to be taught and play. We’re coaching the subsequent era of eco-conscious adults and we’re pleased with the work now we have accomplished.
As a part of Pure Planet Day, PureCycle made a donation to Millennia Gardens Elementary by means of the Orange County Public Colleges Basis to assist them proceed their inexperienced efforts. In 2021, PureCycle celebrated its first Pure Planet Day in Ironton, Ohio, accumulating stable and plastic waste alongside the Ohio Shore and County Highway 1A. The entire polypropylene plastic collected was then remodeled into ultra-pure recycled resin (UPR) from PureCycle.