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Adath Israel Passover Community Recycling Challenge

To support efforts to responsibly declutter our homes and lives, Adath Israel's Green Team is partnering with the Cincinnati Recycle and Reuse Hub for the Adath Israel Passover Community Recycling Challenge

To learn more about the Green Team please contact Evelyn Abeles Wagner at

How to participate

Now through May 1, 2022, Adath Israel is collecting the following items:

  • Depleted writing utensils: used pens, pencils, colored pencils, markers, crayons, markers, glue sticks (not bottles)
  • Plastic utensils
  • Denim: any condition accepted
  • Footwear: Flip-flops, shoes, boots, sandals, etc. (any condition)

Place items in each individually labeled collection bins.  Bins are set up in the lobbies of the Religious school.  Outside bins will be under the portico by the parking lot entrance of Adath Israel.

Want to know more about the Recycle Hub?

Here are examples of some of the hundreds of other surprising items the Cincinnati Recycle and Reuse Hub will accept when you visit their Cincinnati facilities in Lower Price Hill:

Items accepted for Free:

  • Used Swiffers (dirtier the better!)
  • Eye glasses
  • Gift cards and old credit cards
  • Styrofoam  
  • Brita filters, packaging and pitchers
  • Squeeze pouches and Capri Sun-type drink pouches


Items accepted for a fee: 

  • Car seats (remove straps and cushions)
  • Bike helmets (remove straps and fabric)
  • Electronics


For a more complete list of items the Recycling and Reuse Hub accepts and how to drop them off, check out their website:  

Drop-off hours (as of April 2022): 
Thursdays, 12pm - 6pm and Saturdays, 10am - 2pm.

Thu, March 30 2023 8 Nisan 5783