Yello Launches Annual Community Recycling Programme
Yello has launched the Annual Community Recycling Programme “Yello2Green”. Starting Monday, March 5th to Sunday, March 25th, Yello invites the community to participate in one of the most impactful environmental initiatives within the Cayman Islands. An island-wide annual event, Yello2Green is an eco-friendly programme that has saved more than 190,000 directories from the George Town landfill. Over the next three weeks, the Cayman Islands community will come together to collect and recycle old phone books which will then be converted into reusable material.
The Yello2Green recycling containers will be in convenient locations throughout Grand Cayman.
- Foster’s IGA four locations: Airport, Strand, Republix and Countryside
- Hurley’s Supermarket
- Yello Office
The programme includes the Yello2Green School Challenge, in which primary schools may compete in a friendly challenge to win prizes. The school that collects the most directories, per student body, wins! Prizes include $1,500 for 1st Place, $1000 for 2nd Place and $700 for 3rd Place. In addition, each participating primary school will reward the class that collects the most directories with a celebratory Subway sandwich party. In addition, the student to collect the most directories at each school, will win a $100 gift certificate for school supplies.
This year, twelve primary schools will be participating in Grand Cayman and three schools in Cayman Brac.
- Grand Cayman: Bodden Town Primary School, Cayman Academy, Cayman International School, Cayman Prep, First Baptist Christian School, George Town Primary School, Edna M. Moyle Primary School, John A. Cumber Primary School, Prospect Primary School, Red Bay Primary School, Triple C School, St. Ignatius Catholic School and Wesleyan Christian Academy.
- Cayman Brac: Creek & Spot Bay Primary School, Layman E. Scott Senior High School and West End Primary School
At the end of the programme, the directories will be sent by Tropical Shipping to Green Fiber, a manufacture that creates reusable materials and converted into a material that will be used for home insulation that aids in energy efficiency.
Yello2Green partners include: Foster’s IGA, Hurley’s Supermarket, Tropical Shipping, Lemmie’s Trucking and HOT 104.1 and X107.
For information about how to get involved in Yello2Green, please contact Melanie Shambaugh at 345-814-1762, via email firstname.lastname@example.org