Action for Apes Challenge is in Full Swing

Our 2015 Action for Apes Cell Phone Recycling Challenge is off to a great start! The Action for Apes Challenge is a community-wide cell phone recycling contest to help save gorillas in the wild.

So far we have 21 Houston area groups who have signed up for the 2015 Challenge! These groups are from all around the Houston area and include schools, scout troops, companies, living communities and families, all working to make a difference in the lives of gorillas.

Collectively, these groups hope to recycle nearly 5,000 cell phones and other handheld electronic devices! That is 5,000 actions taken by the Houston Community to save animals in the wild.


ActionForApes_Logo_wThank you to the following groups who have joined the 2015 Action for Apes Challenge and are working hard to save animals in the wild!

American Recyclers

Bay Colony Elementary

Berry Elementary

Calder Road Elementary

Copeland Elementary

East Early College High School

George Brooks’ Office

Girl Scout Troop 16399

Go Green Club

Heritage of Towne Lake

HISD – Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School (MCLIMS)

Holbrook Elementary

HW Grady Middle School

Incarnate Word Academy

Jersey Village High School Science National Honor Society

Keeter Family

Lake Jackson Intermediate

Lantrip Elementary

Noah Consulting

Smith, Seckman, & Reid

Sneed Elementary

If you haven’t signed up for the 2015 Action for Apes Challenge yet, it’s not too late – do it today! The Action for Apes Challenge is open to any business, community group, church, school, scout group, any group of people who would like to help save animals in the wild! 

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