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Oscar Winski Launches New Environmental Initiative

Working With Parks Department, TSCto Advance Metals Recycling

April 21, 2011

LAFAYETTE, INDIANA—Working to preserve the beauty of the Greater Lafayette community and promote best practices in environmental sustainability, while simultaneously supporting the education and recreation resources of our local youth, Oscar Winski Metals Recycling is launching a new community engagement initiative in cooperation with the Lafayette Parks Department and Tippecanoe School Corporation (TSC).

This initiative, aimed at advancing community awareness and participation in metal recycling, will be an ongoing, evolving program that begins with two distinct recycling drives.

For park facilities throughout Lafayette, Oscar Winski will integrate with the Parks Department’s Kids Can/Workreation program to assist in the collection of metal recycling materials. Oscar Winski will then donate funds generated by these materials back to the program.

At the same time, Oscar Winski will engage with students throughout TSCto facilitate the collection of metal recycling materials at each school, donating the funds generated by these materials back into the school system.

Negotiations are underway to extend this cooperative arrangement to the other local school systems in Greater Lafayette/West Lafayette and, in time, Oscar Winski expects to further develop this environmental initiative as part of its long-term commitment to the community.

Oscar Winski Metals Recycling is a full-service metal salvage facility that has been an environmental leader in northwest Indiana, processing ferrous and nonferrous scrap materials for sale to production mills and foundries since 1907. Today, Oscar Winski recycles more than 350 million pounds of metal annually.

Oscar Winski Metals Recycling is a division of Oscar Winski Company, “the complete metals company,” which also operates its Lafayette Steel & Aluminum sales division. Lafayette Steel & Aluminum is an ISO 9001-2000 certified steel and aluminum service center, providing manufacturers and retail suppliers with high-quality steel and aluminum sheets, coils, plates, structural steel and tubing.

For more information, contact: Oscar Winski Company, 2407 North 9th Street, P.O. Box 4337, Lafayette, Indiana 47903, 765.742.1102, www.OscarWinski.com