McDonough’s Henry County Middle School to Receive Grant from Recyclebank for Green Schools Program

School will use grant to fund sustainable art projects
May 5, 2014 7:00 AM ET
Campaign: Community News

MCDONOUGH, GA. May 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ —On Monday May 5, Henry County Middle School will be awarded a grant from the Recyclebank® Green Schools Program  at a ceremony held at the school and show off its newest upcycled art project.  The Recyclebank Green Schools Program annually awards grants to schools across the U.S. for unique environmental projects that make a positive impact on students and their communities. Henry County Middle School’s project is a continuation of its award winning “book tree” which debuted in 2013. Under the guidance of teacher Melissa Wood, students use materials bound for the landfill to create thought provoking works of art. The ceremony will include remarks by representatives from the City of McDonough, Henry County Middle School, Recyclebank, and Republic Services.


  • Council Member, City of McDonough
  • Dr. Kimberly Anderson, principal, Henry County Middle School
  • Melissa Wood, art teacher, Henry County Middle School
  • Laurie Johnson, vice president, Recyclebank
  • Monica Moseley, public service representative, Republic Services

Check presentation ceremony, presenting the Henry County Middle School with a check of $1,250 for its participation in the Recyclebank Green Schools Program. A newly completed project developed from recycled material will be on display throughout the event. 

Henry County Middle School Auditorium
166 Holly Smith Dr.
McDonough, GA 30253

Thursday, May 5, at 12:15 p.m. EST

To learn more about the Recyclebank Green Schools Program, visit

Recyclebank, the company that inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future, partners with McDonough and Republic Services to reward residents for recycling.



Recyclebank inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future. It brings together people, businesses and communities to achieve real world impact. By participating in household recycling and learning how to live more sustainable lifestyles, more than 4.5 million people earn points that translate into real savings for community and national brands. Recyclebank’s online shop,, combines the company’s sustainability expertise and rewards program to help people choose products that are better for their home, their wallet and the planet. A Certified B Corporation, Recyclebank is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit or find us @Recyclebank or

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Brandon Pantano | Recyclebank

(212) 659-9934 |


Elissa Davis | Bateman Group for Recyclebank

(718) 355-8722 |