Please bring your washed plastic tops from milk (including UHT), soft drink and water bottles to Rotary meetings, and Jenny G will put them with those collected by East Gippsland Water, and they will be used to make artificial hands and arms for needy children.
 
Only milk, soft drink and water bottle tops please - no ring pulls, other plastic rings or metal attached.   
A wonderful company called Envision Hands uses a muncher donated by CocaCola to turn the tops into the extrusionmaterial used in 3-D printers.  They then print out robotic hands and arms to order, for needy amputees.  They mainly go to international recipients, but some go to Australians in need.  
 
It seems to be the perfect project for us - no cost, easy to do, and a wonderful outcome.   Envision Hands supports long-term unemployed workers, and removing the tops from the bottles means the bottles are easier to recycle as well, so less plastic landfill.
 
Please note:  no ring pulls, plastic rings or metal to be attached to the tops.  Nothing other than these drink tops at present - they don't go through the machine.
 
More information at envision.org.au
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