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Community comes together to reuse, reduce and recycle

WEINER, AR (KAIT) - Students and teachers in a Region 8 Community came together to *reuse*, *reduce*, and recycle to help out their town.

Wiener's Family, Community, and Career Leaders of America class held a recycling drive and collected paper, plastic, and anything that was recyclable Friday evening.

They also had students drive around town to pick up some of the items.

By Saturday morning they had collected so much they needed to empty the containers.

Patricia Carroll is the FCCLA teacher at the high school and she says they went to great extent to collect all these items.

"The students go pick up items from different residents and businesses around town", Carroll says.

Billy Henson was one of the students that help collect trash around town and he says, "We have a list of items that people have need us to come pick up and we're just pretty much going and helping them pick that up, make it easier on them."

Patricia Carroll says the event will hopefully qualify their school to enter a *green* competition. If they win, they would get money to make Weiner greener.

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