He became known as the “Toilet Paper Guy.”
Leon Delong figured out that Seattle’s office buildings were discarding toilet paper rolls at the end of the day that were small but still had a quarter of the paper.
It bothered him, so the retired man asked the janitors to collect the stub rolls, rather than throwing them away. Then Leon delivered them to food banks.
“By the time he got pneumonia last month and called it quits at age 76, Leon was collecting partial rolls of toilet paper from nearly one-quarter of the Class A office space in downtown Seattle — hauling three heaping pickup loads every two weeks.”
“The food bank vows to keep the program going, with other drivers,” the Seattle Times reports.
(READ the story in the Seattle Times)
Photo credit – emdot / Story tip from Judy