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Welcome to Community Recycling Campaign
0. 2015 CRC Ohio Invitational Science Fair on 02-21-2015 .
1. Since 2008, CRC project collected more than 50,000lbs of eWaste (Computers, Monitors, Printers, Scanners, TVs, and thousand pounds of computer peripheral items) and safely redirected for proper recycling.
2. Donated refurbished items to Nationwide Children's Hospital, Habitat for Humanity, and more than 1500 recycled bags of clothes to PlanetAid foundation. Shipped 235 boxes of Indian clothes to flood affected areas in AP, India with help of local organizations and www.natsworld.org in 2009.
3. Total Adopted Schools since 2009: 50 > 2009 -13 Elementary/High schools, 2010- 8 High Schools, 2011- 6 High Schools, 2012-13- 13 High Schools, 2014- 13 High Schools..
4. CRC fund-raised for other charities: (Central Ohio Hemophilia Foundation, UNICEF)
5. Community Recycling Campaign project selected for the 2011 Volvo Adventure- The United Nations Environmental Programme Project Read more details (Select Country-United States, select project 6)
6. Community Recycling Campaign project selected for the 2011 Prudential Spirit State Finalist Read more
7. Community Recycling Campaign project details on the Junior Scholastic, National Magazine, April 2011 Issue Read more
8. Can you help save the earth? Meet five young people who saw problems--and set out to fix them.(Brennan Bird, Jonny Cohen, Diana Lopez, Sachin Rudraraju and Freya Chay Read more
9. A Davidson Young Scholar Making a Difference, In the Spotlight Read more
10. Community Recycling Campaign project selected for the 2008 Davidson Young Scholar Ambassador Program- Read more
11. TechColumbus Innovation Awards Semi-Finalist (2010, 2011) - for Green Innovation and Non-Profit Service Read more
12. Story published in the Columbus Monthly Magazine -2012 Issue
13. E-Waste: Dark Side of Digital Age >> These days, it's often cheaper and more convenient to buy a new PC than to upgrade an old one.
But what happens to those old computers once they've been abandoned for newer models? The refuse from discarded electronics products,
also known as e-waste, often ends up in landfills or incinerators instead of being recycled. And that means toxic substances like lead,
cadmium and mercury that are commonly used in these products can contaminate the land, water and air.