Bowling club and Rotary unite for recycling

Nathan O’Neill (OGBC), pharmacist Andrew Rodgers and Rotary president Lynne Carlson. (supplied)

Last year local pharmacies and Rotary trialled recycle bins for the disposal of medicine blister packs.

Ocean Grove Terrace Pharmacy was involved in the trial and was the first pharmacy to fill their trial bins.

The trial was part of a Rotary initiative around Geelong funded by a City of Greater Geelong community environmental grant.

As a result of the trial’s success, earlier this year Ocean Grove Rotary arranged for the purchase of six new recycling bins.

The bins were quickly utilised and recently Ocean Grove Bowling Club (OGBC) and Ocean Grove Rotary combined to purchase another set of six recycling bins.

“We’re thrilled to be given the opportunity to partner with Ocean Grove Rotary in expanding our community initiatives,” OGBC Nathan O’Neill said.

“Our dedication to strengthening community connection is paramount, and the newly formed partnership will allow us to make meaningful contributions within our community together.”

Ocean Grove Rotary meets at OGBC at 6pm on Tuesdays. Both Ocean Grove Terrace Pharmacy, Ocean Grove Rotary and OGBC thanked the local community for supporting this project.

The recycling program is run by Pharmacycle, more information on their processes is available at