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Green Can Project: Recycling For Charities, Tampa

When can one man's pursuit of an idea really make a difference?

Meet Dennis Gallagher. The Tampa painter noticed that most apartment buildings aren't serviced by city recycling programs. Yet apartment dwellers use lots of recyclables. What to do with the empty aluminum cans? Gallagher to the rescue. He sets up collection barrells, sells the donated cans and gives the money back to charities. All in a day's work.

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Diane Egner is the publisher and managing editor at 83 Degrees Media in the Tampa Bay region of Florida. 
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