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‘Eye-opening’ trip for students
In Mar. 13-19 issue
By Melissa Melson
RCHS Environmental Science Student


On Thursday, March 6, our environmental science class took an exciting field trip to the Lexington Recycling center. Our tour guide was James Carter, supervisor of operations.

The trip was very informative as we got to go on the ground floor and actually see the assembly line where workers were separating plastics, glass, paper and other recyclables.

We also saw one of the recycling trucks bring in a load of recyclables.
Mr. Carter informed us that 60 percent of residential Lexington participates in recycling.

This trip was very eye-opening; so many pounds of aluminum cans, milk jugs and papers are being recycled there daily.

This was an inspiring trip for the class and me, personally. I am now planning to look into a career in the environmental science field because I want to be a part of world changing people.
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