South Side trying to win playground

South Side School Community Club is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the second annual Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive , ShopRite, and TerraCycle.

South Side School Community Club will earn one “Playground Credit” for each shipment of empty toothpaste tubes, toothbrushes, and floss containers sent to TerraCycle by the students and teachers, and one credit for every online vote cast for the school at www.terracycle.com/colgateshopriteplayground before June 12.

The grand prize playground will be made from recycled toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes and floss containers collected through the Colgate Oral Care Brigade program, a free recycling program operated by Colgate and TerraCycle.

This year’s Recycled Playground Challenge launched March 13, 2016 among schools throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut and Maryland that participate in the Colgate Oral Care Brigade, a free recycling program operated by Colgate and TerraCycle.

To learn more about the Colgate Oral Care Brigade program, please visit www.terracycle.com/colgate.