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LRS Collects Markers for ColorCycle


LRS Collects Markers for ColorCycle

Patricia MacEwen’s Math Class with Marker Collection

ROXBURY, NJ (June 21, 2019) - In one short month, students at Lincoln/Roosevelt School collected over 500 used markers to be sent to the Crayola company to have the parts reused.

Crayola offers an innovative program called ColorCycle that converts old markers into energy as well as wax compounds for asphalt and roofing shingles. The process repurposes the entire marker regardless of the different kinds of plastics or how they are assembled. The company will even pay for shipping the markers.

Patricia MacEwen’s Math Class at the school shared, “This was a free easy way to help the environment. Lincoln/Roosevelt will continue this worthwhile project next year. So keep saving your used markers!”

PHOTOS ATTACHED (courtesy of Lincoln/Roosevelt Schools)


For more information, contact: Roxbury Community School coordinator Ann Rhodes at or 973-584-7699.



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