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June 15, 2012

Windsor C-1 Wins Title in FundingFactory’s Recycling Rumble

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Windsor C-1 School District has triumphed over Southwest Elementary in Dexter, MO for the winning title in FundingFactory’s Recycling Rumble contest by collecting 600 recyclables. Out-recycling the competition has earned a 25% bonus on the value of the items they collected during the contest.

Windsor C-1 went head-to-head against Southwest Elementary from Dexter, MO to collect and ship the most inkjet and toner cartridges, cell phones, and small electronics from March 13-May 31, 2012, with support from parents, community members, and local businesses. FundingFactory matched the schools according to their comparable recycling rate.

Since 2000 Windsor has raised $16,288.13 in cash and rewards by recycling empty laser and inkjet cartridges, used cell phones, iPods, MP3 players, GPS devices, and digital cameras with FundingFactory. Windsor’s total recycled weight is 25,022 pounds.

“Everyone wins when we come together to protect our environment,” said Sean Michaels, co-president of FundingFactory. “Our schools, churches, and charities gain resources, and landfills are spared ever-increasing e-waste. Even those who didn’t come out on top in their Rumbles are winners today.”

To learn more about supporting Windsor C-1 School District call Paula Meyer at 636-464-4461 or by email at pmeyer@windsor.k12.mo.us. See other Recycling Rumble winners and the positive impact of fundraising-by-recycling at FundingFactory.com and YouTube.com/FundingFactory.

About FundingFactory

Since 1997, schools and nonprofit organizations across the United States have earned more than $31 million in funding through FundingFactory, a 100% free fundraising-by-recycling program. Together, FundingFactory and its participants have kept 40 million pounds of electronic waste, such as used ink and laser cartridges and cell phones, out of landfills. FundingFactory is a program of Environmental Reclamation Services LLC, part of the Clover Technologies Group. Headquartered in Erie, Pa., ERS is an ISO 14001-2004 and R2 Certified, Zero Landfill Initiative company with more than 99% of its incoming material reused or recycled in 2011. Learn more at FundingFactory.com.

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