Bonnyrigg pupils in recycling drive

Eve, Ryan and Kate are helping Midlothian Council launch its recycling poetry competition
Eve, Ryan and Kate are helping Midlothian Council launch its recycling poetry competition

Young poets are doing their bit to encourage recycling in Midlothian as the council prepares to launch an improved kerbside collection service.

A recycling-themed poetry competition is open to primary school children throughout the county. Prizes include a visit to a recycling factory, a recycling goody bag and the chance for pupils to star in a video reading of their their award-winning entry. The winning poem will also be printed in the council’s waste aware trailer which will be visiting gala days across the county this summer.

Well-versed on recycling, pupils from Hawthornden Primary School’s eco committee – Eve Baillie, Kate Ross and Ryan Prentice – have been selected to assist the council in launching a schools poetry competition.

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