Tag Archive | recycling

Bonus Photo: Rockwell’s chalkboard floor

Yesterday, I visited Rockwell Retirement Center, which is located in the former middle and high school building on Turbot Avenue in Milton.

The owners are committed to reducing their environmental impact, and that included reusing building materials from the school when the center opened in 1989.

Here’s the proof:


The black tiles are made from the chalkboards used in the former building! They were polished and coated to make them more durable.

That is some cool design and a nice homage to the building’s past.

Bonus photos: Lottery tickets ornaments

Saturday I visited the Short Stop market near Selinsgrove to talk with store manager Mary Spicer, who transforms used lottery tickets into works of art for a good cause.

Here’s some bonus photos of her creations, which benefit the Needy Family Fund.

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