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News and Updates

2/4/23

Collections/dona
tion drop-offs:

Over the past month we collected 350 containers through drop-offs, pick-ups and a collection box placed at the office of Atlanta Chinese Life in Chamblee. These containers were shared with our partners at:
The Elizabeth Foundation
Free99Fridge
Food Commune


(Photo: bags of containers awaiting drop-off)
1/28/23

New collection drive:


We met with residents at The Mansions at Gwinnett Park Senior Living Community today to introduce ReTakeout and explain our  mission. Collection boxes will be placed there for the next 30 days, and we'll be back to pick up the containers that are placed in there.

12/19/22

Collections and deliveries:


We had a successful donation drive at Chamblee High School over the past 2 weeks, collecting 450 containers and 3 large grocery bags of plastic utensils from staff and students that we delivered today to our partners:
The Elizabeth Foundation
Food Commune 
Individuals working with Free99Fridge


(Photo: bags of containers and utensils waiting to be delivered)

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12/9/22

Our first donation!


Thank you to our generous donor The Gendell Family Foundation, whose $500 donation will be used to help with our operating costs, including the purchase of collection boxes/labels, donation bags/labels, and transportation costs. Please go to our "Donate" page for details on how you can donate to our efforts.

12/6/22

Another batch of deliveries totaling 400 containers and 3 bags of packaged plastic utensils to our partners.

11/30/22

Late entry: pre-Thanksgiving deliveries:

We delivered 600 takeout containers as well over 2 paper grocery bags full of packaged plastic utensils to:

The Elizabeth Foundation

Food Commune

Individuals working with Free99Fridge

11/14/22

 

From our partners at the Elizabeth Foundation:

"On Sunday we filled up many of the recycled containers with hot yummy lasagna donated by Lasagna Love. Thanks again for sharing with us."

11/13/22
 
Collections:
We received over 500 containers this week from individual drop-offs and pick-ups.
Deliveries:

We dropped off over 200 containers to:

The Elizabeth Foundation

Food Commune

Food 4 Lives

individuals working with Free99Fridge

11/7/22

We had a successful donation drive this weekend in Johns Creek, collecting over approximately 250 clean and dry takeout containers and keeping them out of the landfill. We'll plan to deliver to our partners for reuse this week. Thank you to all who stopped by!

10/30/22

 

More deliveries!

We delivered 150 containers to:

Hope Atlanta

The Elizabeth Foundation

Food 4 Lives

Food Commune

10/21/22

From our partners at the Elizabeth Foundation:

"I can't even begin to tell you how much of a blessing the containers you dropped off served.  The very day you dropped them off I filled 30 of them up with hot chicken and rice and fed our friends in need.  They were absolutely perfect."

10/18/22

Our first deliveries!

We delivered 100 containers to: 

The Elizabeth Foundation

Hope Atlanta

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