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District Saves Money With the Refuse and Recycling Program

District 742 is committed to improving our carbon footprint and saving money for the District. In doing so, one of our programs to support that commitment is the Refuse and Recycling Program.

Listed below are some of the highlights from the 2015-16 school year:

Clearview

  • Reduced the amount of trash generated at Clearview from 51.96 cubic yard to 34.64 cubic yards.
  • Total cost reduced to $107.39 per month from $198.59, resulting in a savings of $846 for the year.

Lincoln

  • Reduced the amount of trash containers from two six yard containers per week to one six yard container per week.
  • Cost savings of $735.00 for the year.

McKinley

  • Cost savings of $1,720.00 for the year.

Kennedy

  • Cost savings of $143.00 for the year.