Recycling

Improving Air Quality Through Recycling

Children collect plastic bottles and metal cans, take them to the school, crush them, and bag for recycling. Funds from the recycling program help provide needed educational materials and supplies for the children.

Recycling & Public Health

The primary method of waste disposal in the village of Limón is the open burning of trash. With the many daily fires and the large amount of plastics in the refuse, this becomes a major health issue. Asthma is a significant problem in the community and can be directly linked to the burning of trash in general, and plastics in particular.

Recycling has begun! – 

In July 2018 CHHF sponsored a program with the Abel Gonzales Caballero High School in Limón to begin a recycling program. On a scheduled basis, students collect plastic bottles and metal cans, take them to the school, crush and bag them for recycling. Funds from the recycling program are used for the benefit of students.

Students collecting recyclable plastic bottles and metal cans

Bottles and cans being crushed for recycling

 

Your Donation Saves Lives

Our volunteers pay for their own travel and shared team expenses on mission trips.  Your donations help maintain the facilities and equipment and fund other programs in Honduras: Education Program, Recycling Program, Community Development, and the Patient Medical Referral Program.

One day’s collection effort

 

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