For three months Carpenter Elementary in Nacogdoches with the community's help has been collecting recycled newspapers and magazines. Their goal was to fill an 18 wheeler provided by Abitibi recycling program.
The youngsters lifted their last load of recycled paper into the big rig Friday afternoon. The 18 wheeler is full of 40 tons of recycled paper. It will be hauled to Abitibi's recycling center in Georgia. The school will receive $400.
Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful announced a yet to be selected elementary school will be added to the recycling program.