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Students across the region encouraged to collect batteries as part of nationwide recycling initiative

Oct 2, 2022 09:42 By News Northern Sound
Students across the region encouraged to collect batteries as part of nationwide recycling initiative
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Schools and students across Cavan and Monaghan are being encouraged to become battery recycling champions as part of a nationwide initiative that will help children with life-limiting illnesses.

The WEEE Ireland Schools Battery Recycling Competition returns this year and offers schools the chance to win one of six €2,000 sports equipment vouchers.

Running from the first of October to the 31st of March 31, the competition is open to all primary and secondary schools; it will focus on collecting at least 10 full 5kg battery boxes in WEEE Ireland Battery Recycling counties.

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Funds raised will be donated to children's hospice LauraLynn.

Meanwhile, this long running competition has a following of over 2,000 schools nationwide and encourages the involvement of teachers, families and wider communities to help students collect as many end -of-life batteries as possible.

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