The Aluminum Association is encouraging recycling for a good cause by providing free recycling bins and bin liners to help charitable organizations. The “Cans for Causes” program has recently provided support to a number of organizations across the nation:
South Carolina: Cans for Causes is helping an avid high school tennis player launch a recycling program called LOVE that focuses on collecting cans, bottles and tennis ball cans at local tennis tournaments.
Ohio: Cans for Causes is helping the St. Richard Theatre Company in Olmsted recycle aluminum cans during its upcoming performances.
Arizona: Cans for Causes is helping Central Arizona Animal Rescue (CAAR) raise money to help protect animals in search of a permanent home.
Illinois: Cans for Causes is helping the Green Ministry of Cross of Glory Church in Homer Glen with its desire to “go green” and raise money through recycling. Funds will be used to support the less fortunate in the community and educate church members about how to be good caretakers of the planet.
Virginia: Cans for Causes is helping “Homes for Our Troops” raise money through recycling to build a handicap-accessible homes to accommodate an injured veteran in Fairfax County. Sgt. Steven Kiernan was deployed to Fallujah, Iraq when he lost both of his legs in May 2008.