Colby-Sawyer Grads Present Sustainable Recycling Success Story

Press release

Third-year students who are Environmental Science Studies majors at Colby-Sawyer College are hosting a talk by two college graduates, Mike Mooney and John Pelech, who are owners of Poly-Recovery. This talk will be about their work with the 100-Mile Model developed by Poly-Recovery for local recycling from waste pick up to new product manufacturing.

The talk will be presented at 7 PM on Wednesday, November 28, in the Ivey Science Center at Colby-Sawyer College. It is open and free to the public.

Come and learn about the success of two Colby-Sawyer College graduates’ work in sustainable recycling. Their company’s three goals are to eliminate landfill dumping, reduce carbon waste, and sustain both the environment and the local economy. For more information about Poly-Recovery, visit