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MEDIA ADVISORY
November 9, 2005

Contact: Ed Wilson
Mark Oldfield
Don Drysdale
(916) 323-1886

AMERICA RECYCLES DAY EVENT AT CAPITOL PARK
TO CELEBRATE STATE’S RECYCLING EFFORTS
AND A RISE IN RECYCLING RATE

WHO: Bridgett Luther Thompson, Director of the California Department of Conservation, and representatives from the California Integrated Waste Management Board, the City of Sacramento, and the Sacramento Local Conservation Corps.

WHEN: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, November 15, 2005.

WHERE: Capitol Park, west end adjacent to 10th Street.

BACKGROUND: On the 8th annual America Recycles Day, the Department of Conservation will announce the latest bottle and can recycling rates and host a celebration of California’s recycling successes from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Capitol Park. The event will showcase state and local recycling programs and outreach efforts, a display of products made from recycled materials, an opportunity to sign up for a free “recycling starter kit,” and a chance to have a picture taken with recycling “spokesdinosaur” Recycle Rex.

VISUALS: A 12-foot-high recycling bin filled with California Refund Value beverage containers; a display of products made from recycled materials; Recycle Rex; other displays featuring information on oil recycling, electronic waste recycling and organics recycling.