Nov. 15 is America Recycles Day. Keep Liberty Beautiful is inviting you to take the pledge.
“America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and to buy recycled products,” according to www.keepevansvillebeautiful.org. “Since its inception in 1997, it has grown to include millions of Americans pledging to increase their recycling habits at home and work.”
America Recycles Day 2011 is sponsored nationally by Keep America Beautiful, Nestle Waters, the American Chemistry Council, Earth 911 and several national industries. Keep Liberty Beautiful encourages residents to log on to the America Recycles Day website at www.americarecyclesday.org and take the pledge. Or fill out a pledge form at one of KLB’s events in the next week.
Regularly recycling even one item makes a significant difference over time. Recycling is a simple way for all Americans to protect the environment, preserve natural resources and contribute to the economic well-being of our country.
Keep Liberty Beautiful encourages residents to get to know their solid waste and all the other resources that they might be wasting, like energy and water.
Upcoming KLB activities
• The quarterly Recycle It! Fair is Nov. 19. Recycle household hazardous waste materials and household goods like paint, batteries and fluorescent bulbs. Look for the advertisement in this edition of the Courier that lists all of the accepted items.
• The community tire roundup for Liberty County citizens is Nov. 14-19.
Tires can be turned in for free from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14-18 at the Liberty County Solid Waste Transfer Station at 625 Rogers Pasture Road.
Tires also will be accepted at the Recycle It! Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Liberty County Health Department.
Residents must have proof of county residency — a Liberty tag or driver’s license. Tires from businesses or commercial ventures will not be accepted. Only noncommercial tires will be accepted.
For information on recycling and upcoming events, call KLB at 880-4888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.