Coca-Cola, Jewel-Osco Kick-Off ‘Recycle and Win’ Contest

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsWith the help of a new contest launched by Coca-Cola and Jewel-Osco, Chicagoans who recycle, are Chicagoans who win. Starting this week, the new “Recycle and Win” contest offers rewards in the form of $50 Jewel-Osco gift cards to households spotted participating in the City’s blue cart recycling program.

Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Charles Williams and Alderman George Cardenas (12th Ward) joined Coca-Cola and Jewel-Osco representatives to kick-off of the new “Recycle and Win” contest in an alley on the city’s McKinley Park neighborhood. Just last week, Coca-Cola published its 2012-2013 Global Sustainability Report. Through The Coca-Cola Foundation, Coca-Cola invested $101.6 million in grants to support sustainable community initiatives in 2012. Under climate protection, the Company established an ambitious new goal to reduce the carbon footprint of “the drink in your hand” by 25 percent by 2020. In addition, Coca-Cola distributed about 14 billion fully recyclable PlantBottle™ packages in 24 countries through 2012. For more information about the blue cart recycling program, residents should call 311 or visit

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