Foray highlighter pensEfforts by students at Sun Valley Elementary School in San Rafael to push a company to give consumers a way to recycle felt-tip markers has paid unexpected dividends.

Earlier this year about 40 students and their volunteer adviser launched “Crayola: Make Your Mark!” — a campaign via to prod the Crayola Co. of Easton, Pa. to start a recycling program for used markers. More than 80,000 people across the country signed the petition.

(READ the story at the Marin Independent Journal)

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