Non-profit animal rescue organization Big Sky CARES received a grant to partner with small businesses to offer limited recycling services in Folsom, starting at $10 a month.
A Healthy Communities Grant from Keep Louisiana Beautiful, Louisiana’s leading littering prevention and community improvement organization, will provide $5,040 in 2022-2023 to support animal rescue and curbside pickup, based in Covington. We support our partnership with Lemon Tree Recycling, a small company that provides: Drop-off recycling service. The partnership will designate Big Sky CARES’ low-cost community animal clinic and adoption center at 82060 La. 25, Folsom as a drop-off center for glass and metal recycling, with services available on a monthly subscription. I can do it.
Catherine Wilbert, Founder and CEO of Big Sky, said: “We already provide access to low-cost animal care, and now, thanks to support from Keep Louisiana Beautiful, we are providing access to recycling to continue building healthier communities. can do.
“Big Sky acts as a recycling drop-off hub where families can conveniently access Lemon Tree recycling services for a small registration fee. Skye’s location on the main road makes recycling drop-offs a very practical option for Folsom and beyond who care about the environment,” Wilbert said.
Lemon Tree co-founder Andrew Elsey said the new deal gives the company an opportunity to serve more customers efficiently. This is the key to sustainability.
“It also prompted us to look at cat litter as a potential end product for recycled glass, which can be ground into sand,” said Elsey. The company develops products made from recycled materials that have applications in combating coastal erosion and providing filament for his 3D printers.
The monthly subscription fee to bring in recyclable glass and metal with Big Sky CARES is $10 up to £20 for light use. Monthly; $15, £20-40 for moderate use. $25 and £40-60 for frequent use. monthly.
The 501c3 non-profit animal rescue organization, known to many as the Big Sky Ranch/CATNIP Foundation, is now Big Sky CARES. Today, its operations include his two facilities and more than a dozen programs to keep animals out of shelters. We help about 3,000 animals annually through rescue programs and low-cost medical care, and care for about 300-350 animals at any one time. The original rescue site, Big Sky Ranch, is now a sanctuary for seniors and animals with special needs.
Lemon Tree Recycling started in 2020 when three friends set out to solve the problem of tons of glass being dumped into landfills. Their research yielded a new technology for crushing glass into sand, and within two years, Lemon Tree was an idea turned into a full-fledged self-sustaining business offering street pick-up and drop-off recycling services for glass and metal. moved to