JCJC gets grant for new recycling bins

ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) - Thanks to a grant from the Coca Cola Foundation Jones County Junior College is getting a boost for their recycling program.

The college has received 20-plastic bins to be used mainly at sporting events.

The school was one of 12-colleges and universities from across the country to get the Dasani Bin Grant this year. They were selected based on level of need, recycling experience, and the ability to sustain their program in the future.

During the seven-years the Dasani Grant Bin Program haws been in existence more than 29,000-bins have been placed in more than 500-communities across the country.

The Eco-Bobcats placed the bins at Bobcat stadium Thursday in preparation for Saturday's home football game.

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