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Re: [greenyes] recycling @ cinema


The Theater Chain is Cinemark (cinemark.com) and I'm thinking that maybe
approaching it on a chain-wide level might make sense. do you think so?
again, Thank you for all your help.

Bryan Thompson
baronvonbryan@no.address

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From: <keneve@no.address>
To: <greenyes@no.address>
Sent: Monday, March 08, 2004 1:43 PM
Subject: [greenyes] recycling @ cinema


> Bryan,
>
> Here are a couple of ideas for you:
>
> Think of ways to make it worth the movie theater's while. If they value a
> good relationship with the community, then it might be an opportunity for
> good public relations.
>
> What materials are you thinking about collecting from the theater?
Start
> with easy ones that generate income to be donated. If it is soda cans and
> bottles, maybe they can be saved and the deposits collected for a
community
> group. A movie theater would be an ideal place to collect used cell
phones,
> pagers and handheld devices which also generate an income for a nonprofit.
> All these activities can be covered in local press to the benefit of the
> theater.
>
> Get volunteers to help - ideally the group that is getting the funds, so
the
> program is as light a burden on existing work details as possible.
>
> Study the set up and offer suggestions on how recycling could be possible
in
> the theater. Ask them to try it for a month
>
> If the materials can't be parlayed into funds, your task is harder. And
if
> the theater doesn't care about community relations, even harder still. Do
> some research and see how much of the targetted material is coming out of
> the theaters and write an op ed exposing the waste if you want to apply
> pressure, but I find that finding something that they want to do is the
only
> sustainable way.
>
> There are several good cell phone donation programs available at this
time -
> just google cell phone recycling and you'll be on your way.
>
> Good luck,
>
> Eve Martinez
>
>
>
> Date: Sun, 7 Mar 2004 01:19:06 -0600
>
> To: <greenyes@no.address>
>
> From: "Bryan Thompson" <baronvonbryan@no.address>
>
> Subject: info request
>
> Message-ID: <BAY2-DAV48T18olkDTM0001be38@no.address>
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> I am an employee at Cinemark, a large theater chain. I am wondering how =
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> I might get a recycling program started there. I approached the =
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> managers and they gave me the usual run-around. What do you suggest I =
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> do? any suggestions would be appreciated. thanks.
>
> Bryan Thompson
>
> baronvonbryan@no.address
>




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