Artists, teachers, students, families and anyone who wants to use the signs can pick up as many signs as they need from Habitat for Humanity on Saturday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Election Day is over, but old-fashioned political signs are still visible in the neighborhood. It may be junk now, but it doesn’t need to be trashed.
According to Sacramento City Hall (SMUD) officer Greg Fishman, these political lawn signs aren’t actually recyclable.
Habitat for Humanity and other sustainability-focused groups are exploring ways to make it reusable through upcycling this weekend.
“It’s lightweight, strong, tough, waterproof, easy to cut, and easy to glue,” says Fishman.
The idea was born two years ago when Fishman, who hosts the event, ran for president.
“I bought 300 or 400 of these signs and put them all over where I was running, and then I realized that the election was coming to an end. They were going out of fashion,” Fishman said. said Mr.
Artists, teachers, students, families, and anyone looking for signs to use will be able to pick up as many signs as they need Saturday afternoon from the restored Habitat for Humanity at 819 North 10th Street in Sacramento. increase.
“This material is really good for a lot of things,” said Fishman, who also encouraged people to ditch unnecessary signs. I would like to strongly encourage the removal of the billboards erected in public places.”
Pick up is from 10am to 3pm and pick up is from 12pm to 4pm.
California law stipulates that political signs must be removed 10 days after an election. Sign collectors should be aware of busy roads where signs are usually posted, as well as trespassing on private property.
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