Recycling Extravaganza Sunday, April 2, 2017

Thank you to all who attended. In just 4 hours, we were able to usher 749 cars through the line. See collection results below for each collector:

 

Presented by:

 

St. Louis Community College at Forest Park

10am – 2pm

For more information on recycling chemicals, hazardous waste, paint, etc. contact the St. Louis Household Hazardous Waste website or the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Green Resources Answer Service.

VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT

Thank  you to all of the dedicated volunteers who registered for this year’s Recycling Extravaganza! Instructions will soon land in your email in boxes! 

Thank you to  Snarf’s (SLU location) for providing lunch for our hard-working volunteers!

GDA-Certified Holy Crepe food truck will be on site during Recycling Extravaganza for attendees, volunteers, collectors and general public to purchase and enjoy!

Recycling Extravaganza welcomes NOW 96.3 radio station for on site tunes and beats!

For information about organizations and places to recycle unusual items throughout the year, please contact any of the collectors below:

2017 Collectors 

For a complete list of items being collected by category, click here.

Booth #1 Mardi Gras, Inc

Types of Items Collected: Mardi Gras beads =  COLLECTED 35 GALLONS (3900 STRANDS)
Click here for more information about St. Louis Mardi Gras.

Booth #2 Yoga Buzz

Types of Items Collected: Gently used yoga mats and active wear = COLLECTED 75 POUNDS
Click here for more information about Yoga Buzz

Booth #3 Living Word UMC- Free the Girls

Types of Items Collected: New and slightly used bras = COLLECTED 125 POUNDS (570 BRAS)
Click here for more information about Living Word UMC- Free the Girls.

Booth #4 Perennial

Types of Items Collected: Mirrors (broken is okay), windows (non-tempered only), 100% wool clothing, and more = COLLECTED 600 POUNDS
Click here for more information about Perennial and for more items being collected at this event.

Booth #5 Central Paper Stock (New in 2017!)

Types of Items Collected: Plastic flower pots = COLLECTED 500 POUNDS
Click here for more information about Central Paper Stock.

Booth #6 St. Louis BWorks

Types of Items Collected: Bicycles and anything related to bicycles = COLLECTED 300 POUNDS
Click here for more information about St. Louis Bicycle Works

Booth #7  Shoeman Water Project

Types of Items Collected: Shoes (new and gently used) that are tied or rubber banded together = COLLECTED 900 POUNDS
Click here for more information about Shoeman Water Project.

Booth #8 St. Louis HELP: Health Equipment Lending Program

Types of Items Collected: Home Medical Equipment (HME) = COLLECTED 400 POUNDS
Click here for more information about St. Louis HELP and for a detailed list of items being collected at this event.

Booth #9 ReStore – Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis

Types of Items Collected: Most building material, wood/tile flooring that is boxed, light fixtures, tools, cabinets in good condition, and more = COLLECTED 4,000 POUNDS
Click here for more information about ReStore – Habitat for Humanity St. Louis and for more items being collected at this event.

Booth #10 Ameren Missouri   

Types of Items Collected: Compact fluorescent light bulbs = COLLECTED 475 POUNDS
Click here for more information about Ameren Missouri.

Booth # 11 St. Louis Teachers’ Recycle Center

Types of Items Collected: Teachers Supplies, unbroken crayons/pencils/markers, and more = COLLECTED 1500 POUNDS
Click here for more information about St. Louis Teachers’ Recycle Center and more items that will be collected at this event.

Booth #12 Remains, Inc. 

Types of Items Collected:  New or Used Clothing, household linens, towels, blankets, and more = COLLECTED 2,560 POUNDS
Click here for more information about Remains, Inc. and for more items being collected at this event.

Booth #13 Flooring Systems, Inc.

Types of Items Collected: Broadloom Carpet, Carpet tiles, Carpet pads = COLLECTED 1,500 POUNDS
Click here for more information about Flooring Systems, Inc.

Booth #14 Missouri Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal

Types of Items Collected: Prescription and non-prescription unwanted and expired medications = COLLECTED 400 POUNDS
Click here for more information about MO P2D2 and items that will not be collected at this event.

Booth #15 Foam Products Corporation

Types of Items Collected: Foam products. NO PEANUTS OR RESTAURANT TO GO CONTAINERS!  COLLECTED 400 POUNDS 

Booth #16 The File Room

Service Provided: Paper shredding = COLLECTED 4,826 POUNDS
Click here for more information about The File Room.

Booth #17 Midwest Recycling Center   

Types of Items Collected: Electronics and Anything with a Cord! Appliances, functioning & non-functioning, and more = COLLECTED 42,833 POUNDS
Click here for more information about Midwest Recycle Center, for more items being collected at this event and for costs related to certain items.

ABSOLUTELY NO chemicals, household hazardous waste, paints or liquids.

Read about the 2016 Recycling Extravaganza.

 

 

 

 

 

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