Applegate has paid out millions of dollars to communities, and grass root organizations such as churches, schools and boy scouts for newspapers they have generated in fund-raising paper-drives and recycling projects. Applegate makes recycling profitable in more ways than any other “green” business:
First; by removing paper out of the waste stream, reducing dependence on landfills and thus easing environmental stress,
Second; by reforming the newspapers into Cellulose Insulation, reducing home energy consumption and thus lessening dependence on foreign oil, which also keeps money in your pockets with lower utility bills,
Third; by paying non-profits for their recycling of papers, enabling them to fund their worth-while projects within a context of community activism and environmental stewardship.
With those goals in mind Applegate provides the following resources to help, "Get Your Drive in Gear."
Applegate Recycling Paper-Drive Fundraiser Kit:
Applegate's Paper-Drive Kit contain's flyers and other promotional pieces to stir up some excitement for your group, goal and activities.
Applegate Recycling Tri-Fold:
Applegate Recycling's Tri-Fold pamphlet, contains the fundamentals for organizing Paper-Drive fundraisers, as well as detailing how Applegate will collect your newspapers. The pamphlet is a great way of sparking interest in paper-drives at community gatherings such as, boy scout, school and church meetings.It is also a good item to distribute during the paper-drive, so that everyone knows how to load the newspaper - and how the newspaper they recycle will benefit fellow Americans.
Applegate Recycling Door-Hanger:
This large file may take a few minutes to download, but it is a great marketing tool for groups who can raise awareness while going door to door in their community. The Door-Hanger notifies people of the need for newspapers, where to drop them off and who to contact; while also telling them how the newspapers they recycle will benefit others!
This 2ft by 3ft progress chart can be printed on multiple pages and then pieced together or you can print it on a single page for use indoors; such as on bulletin boards. It is big enough that it can even be made into a professional banner - as such it is a large file and will take some time to display.