Grosh's sponsors phone book recycling challenge

November 30, 2009

Grosh's Lawn Service teamed with Washington County Recycling Coordinator Harvey Hoch and the Washington County Board of Education to hold a telephone book recycling challenge in elementary and middle schools.

The top six schools received a cash donation for school supplies compliments of Grosh's Lawn Service. Schools were ranked based on their directory- per-student population ratio.

In all, 6,886 phone books were recycled. The winner was Hancock Elementary School with 249 students and 1,520 books, book to student ratio of 6:1.

The cash donations were as follows:

o Hancock Elementary - $100

o Clear Spring Middle - $75

o Hancock Middle - $50

o Pleasant Valley Elementary - $25

o Marshall Street School - $25

o Boonsboro Elementary - $25

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