On the morning of October 29th, the city held its third American Recycle Day @ Boneyard Creek Cleanup event. His 34 volunteers, including groups from the Uni High TREE Club and West Haven Neighborhood Watch, attended and made the event a huge success. With the help of our volunteers, mattresses, scooters, TVs, broken furniture, blankets, paper, plastic materials, Styrofoam, cigarette butts (the most littered item in the world). Such events help remove unwanted and harmful debris from waterways.
America Recycles Day, an initiative of Keep America Beautiful, takes place nationwide on November 15th.th To promote and celebrate recycling in the United States. Each Keep America Beautiful affiliate community will host an event tailored to their unique needs in late October or early November. Our local event was an opportunity to raise awareness for our national Recycle Day efforts in America. You can followkeep champaign beautifulFor the latest information on recycling, upcoming events, recycling tips and more, visit ‘ on Facebook. There is also a Keep Champaign Beautiful web page with information on how to participate. champaignil.gov/kcb
The next cleanup event, Boneyard Creek Community Day, is scheduled for Saturday, April 22nd. boneyardcreek.org for more information on that event. For more information on recycling, visit the city’s recycling web page at: champaignil.gov/recycle
If you have any questions, please contact Nichole Millage. [email protected] or (217) 403-4780 or Leslie Heath [email protected] or (217) 403-4722.