The Minnesota Zoo is proud to recognize the efforts of schools, community groups, and businesses that have organized cell phone donations for the Recycle for Rainforests program! Their efforts are making a difference for African rainforests and the many animals that live there. For more information about getting involved, email us.
After participating in an overnight at the Zoo last spring, these fifth grade Girl Scouts (troop 55409) from Island Lake Elementary School decided to act for conservation! They collected over 400 cell phones to donate to our Recycle for Rainforests program. Thank you for your hard work!
Congratulations to Mrs. Jordan Nelson and Mabel-Canton High School (below) and Mrs. Denise DuBois and Oak Grove Elementary School who were the winners of our September 2015 through January 2016 Recycle for Rainforest challenge! During the challenge, a total of 630 cell phones were donated from all participating groups.
Thanks to the Dolan family for being conservation super heroes and donating 15 cell phones to be recycled!
Mrs. Hoernemann’s 10th grade Honors Biology classes at White Bear Lake-North Campus collected a huge box of cell phones to help raise money for conservation efforts in Africa through the Zoo’s Recycle for Rainforest program. Thanks to everyone in Honors Biology!
Thanks to Liza R. and Wells Fargo Document Custody for their donation of 41 phones!
Thanks to the students at Corning Community Schools, MN for collecting 50 phones! Great work and great photo!
Technical High School students enjoyed a trip to the Minnesota Zoo on May 02 and remembered to bring cell phones to drop in our bin! Thanks!!
Thanks to the hard work of the students at Farnsworth Aerospace PK-8 Magnet School, MN for collecting phones and participating in our “Mining for Chocolate” classroom activity!
Thanks to Hormel Foods Corporation for their continued support! They donated a hundred cell phones to Recycle for Rainforests!
The Goodman Group of Chaska, Minnesota collected 100 phones for Recycle for Rainforests! Thanks for making a difference!
Thanks to Fallon in Minneapolis, MN for donating nearly 130 cell phones to Recycle for Rainforests! We really appreciate your support!
The Minnesota Zoo thanks Toro for collecting over 100 cell phones for Recycle for Rainforests! Check out their photo from our Tropics Trail.
Thanks to Aveda Corporate Headquarters in Blaine, MN for collecting 65 phones for Recycle for Rainforests! We appreciate your continued support!
The Environmental Club at Winona State University collected 34 cell phones for Recycle for Rainforests! Check out their great photo!
Thanks to Hormel Foods Corporation for donating 70 cell phones to the Minnesota Zoo’s Recycle for Rainforests program!
River Valley Girl Scouts collected 157 phones for the Zoo’s Recycle for Rainforests program! Great work, girls!
Thanks to Aveda Corporate Headquarters in Blaine, Minnesota, for collecting 90 cell phones for Recycle for Rainforests!
The “Environments” class at Burnsville Alternative High School collected 43 cell phones for Recycle for Rainforests!
3M collected phones for Recycle for Rainforests at their annual Earth Day event.
November: The second graders at Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School collected 89 cell phones for Recycle for Rainforests! Way to go!