Baltimore Sun: Girl Scouts recycle 209 pounds of aluminum cans in 16-week period

Halethorpe's Troop 496 finishes seventh in national scouting competition

Halethorpe-based Girl Scout troop finished seventh in a national competition by recycling thousands of aluminum cans during a 16-week campaign.

As part of the Great American Can Roundup Scout/Council Challenge that began Jan. 15, members of Troop 496 collected discarded cans by placing containers at Lamb of God School on Fairview Avenue in Halethorpe and combing their neighborhoods.

By the time the competition sponsored by Can Manufacturers Institute ended on April 30, the girls had recycled 209 pounds of cans.

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