City of Springfield Environment News Releases

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Environmental Services sponsors free day at Discovery Center to celebrate America Recycles Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


The City of Springfield’s Environmental Services department is partnering with the Discovery Center of Springfield 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14 to celebrate American Recycles Day with free admission and interactive exhibits centered around recycling.

Exhibits include:

From Trash to Treasure activities in the Exploratory Lab: Make a bracelet from a plastic shopping bag, a treasure box from recycled cards, or a Doodle Owl from a cardboard tube.

Build A Car in the Theater: Use recycled materials to build a car, then race it!

Recycling Show in Gallery: Juggling with Garland Owens – learn fun ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle at home AND cool juggling tricks at the same time! Show times are 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

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Media contacts: Laurie Duncan, Education Director, Discovery Center of Springfield: 417-862-9910x701 or Barbara Lucks, Sustainability Officer, City of Springfield, 417-864-2005.

For more information about America Recycles Day, visit americarecyclesday.org.

For information about the Discovery Center of Springfield, visit discoverycenter.org.

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