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Recycling for rescue!!!

    In November 2018, CQ Pet Rescue signed up for the Containers 4 Change recycling program.  And we haven’t looked back. Containers 4 Change offer 10C per can or bottle that is suitable to be recycled.  Organisations can register to have an ID number which allows members of the public to donate their recycling to them, and the organisation can collect recycling and bring in themselves for refunds. CQ Pet Rescue has a small team of people who have dedicated themselves to developing the CQ Pet Rescue Recycling program, and it has been a phenomenal success so far!  We would love to introduce you to the people who made this happen: Hayden Thomson – Hayden first heard about the Containers 4 Change program in mid-2018, and thought it would be a fantastic opportunity for CQPR to have an ongoing income stream.  Hayden helped CQPR put together a grant request to the Central Highlands Regional Council for funding to buy some bins and a trailer, and we haven’t looked back since! Selwyn Nutley – Selwyn is a passionate campaigner and fundraiser for CQPR, so we naturally asked him to join our new recycling team!  Selwyn is a fervent recycler, and every week he collects the bottle and cans from our recycling partners at the Maraboon Tavern, and from a number of local bins he has placed around town.  Selwyn loves being able to tell you the exact number of cans and bottle he collects each week for CQ Pet Rescue! Maraboon Tavern – When the Maraboon Tavern heard about CQ Pet Rescue’s Containers 4 Change Program, they were on board immediately.  With one of the most popular venues in Emerald, the Maraboon have a significant number of cans and bottles to be… Read More »Recycling for rescue!!!