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Date:
November 9, 2010
For More Information Contact:
Gene Hanlon, Recycling Coordinator, 402-441-7043

Time Running Out To Make Recycling Pledge

The City Recycling Office reminds residents that they have until Monday, November 15 to make a pledge to improve their recycling habits over the next year. Everyone who turn in a pledge card will be eligible to win prizes as part of Lincoln Recycles Day.

Pledges may be submitted online at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: recycle). Pledge cards also may be picked up and dropped off at all Lincoln City Libraries; the Irving, "F" Street, Easterday and Belmont recreation centers; all Russ's Market stores; and the following locations:

Two other recycling events will occur on Saturday, November 13:

Through November 13, Interstate All Battery Center, 4310 N. 27th St., is giving a $5 coupon to every person who brings in a rechargeable battery for recycling.

The pledge drive and collection events are part of the 13th annual America Recycles Day, which is celebrated November 15. It is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and to buy recycled products. Lincoln Recycles Day is sponsored by the City's Solid Waste Operations Division of Public Works and Utilities, WasteCap Nebraska, Lincoln Public Schools, the AmeriCorps volunteer program and local recyclers. More information is available at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: recycle) or by calling 441-8004 or the Recycling Hotline at 441-8215.


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