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Maroon and White and a little Green Too

Chris Bunnett, KB Recycling Company Chris Bunnett, KB Recycling Company

Maxine Ridling
NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, TX - Starting today one University in our area isn't throwing away paper anymore. KB Recycling Company has placed 220 bins throughout WT's campus.

KB crews first collection came out to be nearly 500 pounds and that's just from Old Main. The program will be expanded to other places on campus with hopes of having the entire University involved by the end of the fall semester. KB owner Chris Bunnett began this company to inform others on the importance of recycling.

"We started this business to serve residential customers in Amarillo and we've always made it a point to educate students, " Bunnett said.

KB is also working with elementary schools and they say knowing how to recycle isn't the only thing they want kids to learn.

"The reason why it's so important to educate kids is because they'll carry it with them for the rest of their lives, once they start recycling it just starts becoming the norm for them." Bunnett said.

School officials say paper is the only thing being recycled right now. Aluminum and plastic bins will be available in the spring.


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