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.
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.
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.