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 Californias 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
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.