Fresno elementary school wins money for collecting 18,000 drink pouches

The Fresno BeeJuly 1, 2014 

Burroughs Elementary School in Fresno received more than $2,000 for collecting 18,000 Capri Sun drink pouches to be recycled in TerraCycle's Drink Pouch Brigade contest.

The Drink Pouch Brigade program rewards participants for collecting and sending waste to TerraCycle so the waste can be recycled. The program began in September 2013, and participants can win prizes like park benches, recycling bins or even a playground.

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