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      Daylight Savings: Clean Up and Green Up in Traverse City

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      November 1, 2009

      Sunday  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

      East Grandview Parkway
      Traverse City, Michigan 49684

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      Daylight Savings: Clean Up and Green Up

      FREE COMMUNITY-WIDE RECYCLE & REPURPOSE EVENT FOR DAYLIGHT SAVINGS~ Spend the Hour Gained to Clean Up and Green Up
      Michigan Green Consortium hosts a free community-wide recycle, repurpose and reuse event from 10am until 3pm on Sunday, November 1, 2009 at Parking Lot B in downtown Traverse City. The event is designed to encourage residents to use the extra hour gained by Daylight Savings time to take a personal and active role in preserving the environment.

      The event is comprehensive, offering residents the chance to bring recyclable items to one location for collection, and at NO CHARGE. American Waste, Bay Area Recycling, Northern Fire and Safety, Rifkin Steel, Cartridge World, GT ProFILE’s Shredmonster, E-Waste, Clearbrook Organic Recycling, Northern Michigan Garment Restoration, L and B Recycling, “Sock It To Me” and Home Depot will be on site that day. A Compact Fluorescent light bulb will be given away to the first 400 individuals that bring in items, as incentive for those that turn out early, compliments of Home Depot. Partner recycling companies will also offer savings on their future services to people that attend.

      The list of items that will be accepted comprises:-
      #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 and #7 plastics;
      air conditioners;
      all glass;
      aluminum;
      auto batteries;
      exit sign batteries;
      power tool batteries;
      alkaline batteries;
      BBQ grills;
      bubble wrap;
      cameras;
      cardboard;
      cell phones;
      computer printers, scanners and laptops;
      confidential documents;
      curling irons;
      dehumidifiers;
      drycleaner’s bags;
      extension cords;
      fire extinguishers,
      freezers;
      hair dryers;
      hot water heaters;
      lawn mowers and edgers;
      halogen, compact fluorescent and incandescent light bulbs;
      magazines;
      metal products;
      microwave ovens;
      newspaper;
      stoves and ovens;
      Styrofoam packing peanuts;
      paper;
      plastic film; plastic grocery bags;
      plastic landscaping pots; plastic lawn edging;
      toner cartridges; ink cartridges;
      pumpkins;
      electric radios;
      refrigerators;
      socks (clean, pairs not required);
      small electronics; small household electric appliances;
      Styrofoam - #6 PS (clean white Styrofoam); Styrofoam - expanded polystyrene (EPS);
      toaster ovens;
      typewriters;
      VHS tapes and cassettes;
      washing machines and dryers;
      wire hangers and yard waste for compost.

      Prohibited items include:- trash, televisions, computer monitors, gasses, fuels and hazardous items.

      Michigan Green Consortium is a trade association established in 2008 to promote and support green and sustainable businesses; to educate the business and local community on what should be done to ensure a healthy environment and to provide networking opportunities for green companies.

      To learn out more about the Daylight Savings Clean Up and Green Up event, call (231) 947-1688 or visit Michigan Green Consortium’s website at mgconline.org.

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      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Neighborhood | Outdoors & Recreation

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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