MAGnificent Maggie the Literacy Bee joins Max to promote our magazine recycling to new readers. Maggie and Max were created by a most talented children’s illustrator, Aja Mulford. We are looking forward to buzzing around with them to tell our stories and to inspire people and businesses to recycle magazines to moms, kids, and familiesContinue reading “Beautiful Maggie the Literacy Bee is born today!”
Just hours old, Max the Literacy Bee is already buzzing around town to encourage people everywhere to recycle their magazines to new readers. This is another great illustration by the incredibly talented Aja Mulford. We are so appreciative of her beautiful work.
We are so thankful for the wonderful illustration work done by the very talented Aja Mulford to bring Max to life to represent and promote our magazine recycling to new readers.
We are aligning the planets for our (EARTH) Day magazine recycling juggernaut – sharing magazines with new readers. (MERCURY) – get the word out to friends (VENUS) – share your love of magazines (MARS) – marshal troops and treasure (JUPITER) – go big! Join us!
We have had very good success finding new readers for the magazines we love to share at shelters and food pantries. Also, there are programs that support homeless teens in every school district, so that’s another great place to start. It’s important for programs to know that you will be taking care to bring goodContinue reading “Organize a food and magazine drive to get food and reading materials into homes to feed hungry minds and bodies.”
This article explains how to organize a combined food and magazine drive for your local food pantry to feed hungry bodies and minds. This is especially important as summer approaches, when the need for food and learning increases, because children are out of school, and pantry shelves go empty.
Help us to promote and grow this wonderful seed planted by Ad Dynamics – the student run ad agency at Rowan University in NJ… during an Earth Week “spring cleaning” event, students recycled over 100 magazines to new readers via Volunteers of America. The Ad Dynamics team also documented how to organize a Spring CleaningContinue reading “Rowan University "Spring Cleaning" recycles magazines to new readers for Earth Week”
Kudos to Arizona State University student Susie Satta who collected, sorted, and delivered hundreds of great magazines to new readers at a nearby shelter. It’s wonderful to share favorite magazines with others who greatly appreciate them and enjoy them. Congratulations Susie – your passion is an inspiration! Also, a big thank you to Nicole SivilliContinue reading “Hundreds of magazines recycled to new readers in Arizona shelter”
Helene Beauchemin at Cornell University reports that their Magazine Harvest has yielded three bins of magazines for recycling to new readers in shelters and literacy programs. Next, the magazines will be sorted and packaged up for delivery. In addition to this project, Helene has helped to found and manage our Magazine Literacy Ambassador program andContinue reading “Cornell team harvests three bins of magazines for new readers”
The idea of recycling magazines to new readers is simple with few steps. Sharing our magazines with others, especially children and families who have little else in homeless and domestic violence shelters, and in bags of groceries from food pantries, resonates well with consumers and puts reading materials into the homes and hands ofContinue reading “Continuous improvement toward a sustainable magazine literacy supply chain”