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Downtown nonprofit wins two awards

Downtown nonprofit wins two awards

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech

It’s always nice to have your butts recognized. Downtown Whitewater, Inc. earned this honor at the 26th annual Main Street Awards Ceremony on April 7 in Wisconsin Rapids, where the local nonprofit organization received two awards in recognition of both its ongoing campaigns to recycle used cigarette...

Campaign aims to turn cigarette butts into benches

Campaign aims to turn cigarette butts into benches

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Biz & Tech

Benches are a place to rest your butt. But what about a bench made out of butts? Cigarette butts, that is. Downtown Whitewater, Inc. has partnered with Terracycle, a non-profit organization based in New Jersey, to conduct an ongoing project in which cigarette butts are recycled into fiberglass and...

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