Local schools collect old phone books for Project Re-Directory

Recycling program helps promote recycling awareness

Local schools will start collecting old, unused phone-books Monday for the annual "Project Re-Directory" recycling program sponsored by Keep Abilene Beautiful and the city of Abilene.

The program will run until April 30. Old directories can be dropped off at a number of locations including elementary schools, head starts and early childhood centers.

All schools competing in the competition will receive a 20-gallon tree provided by TXU energy.

The winning school will receive a $100 cash prize from Keep Abilene Beautiful.

Phone books can be dropped off at the following locations:

*Austin Elementary - 2341 Greenbriar Drive

*Bassetti Elementary - 5749 Hwy 277 South

*Crockett Early Head Start - 3282 S. 13th Street

*Dyess Elementary - 402 Delaware Rd.

*Johnston Elementary - 3602 N. 12th Street

*Locust Early Childhood - 625 S. 8th Street

*Myra Martinez Elementary - 1250 Merchant Street

*Ortiz Elementary - 2550 Vogel Street

*Reagan Elementary - 5340 Hartford Street

*Taylor Elementary - 916 E.N. 13th Street

*Thomas Elementary - 1240 Lakeside Dr.

*Woodson Early Childhood - 520 N. 9th Street

*Woodson Early Head Start - 949 Plum Street

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