Letter: Teachers can reuse event materials

The tips in the story “10 ways to make your next convention or event environmentally friendlier” [Sept. 24] are easy ways to keep items out of landfills and reuse or repurpose them in many ways.

If your company is hosting any size of an event, challenge the team to see what can be redirected away from a landfill and into a practical reuse around our community. Have a plan in place and assign a staff member to be the lead.

We at Teachers’ Treasures happily find homes for all sorts of things folks don’t think have value. Teachers are creative and use items every day remaining from events. I wish we were overwhelmed with these types of items leftover from events, but we are not. Please reach out to Teachers’ Treasures to see what we can direct to kids and classrooms.

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Margaret Sheehan, Teachers Treasurers executive director

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