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SAGINAW’S 8TH ANNUAL GO GREEN CELEBRATION WILL BE HELD ON
TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017
The City of Saginaw will celebrate Earth Day by holding their 8th Annual Go Green Celebration on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 1315 S. Washington Avenue. The event is hosted by the City’s Green Team, which is composed of City of Saginaw employees and volunteers committed to educating and motivating others to recycle and care for the environment. The Go Green Celebration is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend.
This year’s theme is “Recycle For A Better Life,” and the event will feature informative presentations from various organizations concerning ways to recycle. This year the participants include Iris Waste Diversion, Mid-Michigan Waste Authority, United Way, Goodwill, Office Depot, Underground Railroad, and the City of Saginaw’s Technical Services Department. Throughout the event, city staff from the Technical Services Department will provide information on how to clear your cell phone data. The Underground Railroad will host a used cell phone drive and give a presentation at 11:30 AM. A Goodwill truck will be at City Hall to collect old clothing for re-use and repurposing encouraging residents to donate their old clothes and textiles. United Way will host a used shoe drive, and will collect old shoes during the event. At 11:45 Office Depot will give a presentation on recycling home and office products too.
It’s a great time to do some Spring cleaning and recycle what you no longer want. Please bring your donations to the Go Green Celebration. Those is attendance can receive a shrub or tomato plant, and participate in the seed and plant exchange. Refreshments will be available so come join us and “Recycle for a Better Life.”
“We are so excited about this year’s event. Everyone can recycle by simply bringing in their old phones, shoes, or clothing items. The participating organizations will gladly accept these items and share some exciting facts about recycling. Our hope is that everyone who visits our Green Team Celebration will leave with a greater awareness of how easy it is to recycle and how vital it is to the future of our environment. Life is better when we all recycle!” – Tyrone Harge, Green Team President.
For additional information concerning this event, please contact Debbie Powell, Public Information Officer, at 989 759-1403.
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