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Selby children rewarded for recycling

The "O2 dog" with Selby Community Primary's school council Credit: Selby Times  Children at a school in Selby have been rewarded for recycling - by being given funds for a special nature garden.  The pupils, at Selby Community Primary School, took part in an assembly run by O2, who are encouraging youngsters and their parents to recycle their old mobile phones.  In return, for each device, the company are donating double their recycle value to develop a nature garden at the school.  Ian Clennan, headteacher at the school, said: "The children are looking forward to planning and working on their garden. We welcome this great opportunity to raise funds to enable the children to develop the garden for their enjoyment whilst at the same time enhancing their knowledge of nature.  "It is also a good opportunity to support O2 in their project to recycle phones and other electrical gadgets."

The "O2 dog" with Selby Community Primary's school council Credit: Selby Times

Children at a school in Selby have been rewarded for recycling - by being given funds for a special nature garden.

The pupils, at Selby Community Primary School, took part in an assembly run by O2, who are encouraging youngsters and their parents to recycle their old mobile phones.

In return, for each device, the company are donating double their recycle value to develop a nature garden at the school.

Ian Clennan, headteacher at the school, said: "The children are looking forward to planning and working on their garden. We welcome this great opportunity to raise funds to enable the children to develop the garden for their enjoyment whilst at the same time enhancing their knowledge of nature.

"It is also a good opportunity to support O2 in their project to recycle phones and other electrical gadgets."

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