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Swim club takes over can recycling


January 7, 2021

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

Members of the Wrangell Swim Club stomp and crush aluminum cans for recycling (from left): AJ Roundtree, Brooke Ostrander, Charlie Nelson and Kailiee Roundtree.

The aluminum can recycling bins next to Wrangell IGA are under new management. Kim Wickman, with the Wrangell Cooperative Association's IGAP department, said the Wrangell Swim Club will handle the can recycling moving forward.

The club is hoping to use the recycling for fundraising, she said, though no major goals have been outlined at this time.

Aluminum can recycling has been used by a variety of Wrangell sports teams to fundraise, Wickman said. Before the swim club, the

Amateur Athletic Union basketball teams managed the recycling.

Though the swimmers will manage the recycling bins, the...

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