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January 30, 1992 - Image 26

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The Michigan Daily, 1992-01-30

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Special Saturdays
At the Station
TheRecycling&EducationSta-
tion is offering a series of Saturday
workshops. Two sessions are .offered
each Saturday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Each lasts about one hour, and is limited
to the first 20 participants. The work-
shops are free and open to everyone, but
those under nine must be accompanied
by an adult. Parking is only available at
2000 South Industrial Highway.
Nov 2 Creature Feeders
In preparation for colder weather, lend
a hand to your favorit bird or squirrel
while reusing and recycling.
Nov 9 Aluminum Royal
This shiny malleable metal is used to
make unique sculptures and jewlery.
Nov 16 The Original Cellular Phone?
Dial direct on your own tinned can
telephone.
Nov 23 Don't Box Me In
Use large corrugated cardboard boxes to
bring your fantasy world to life -- but
make sure you have a way to bring your
fantasy home!
No 30 Reus h- Rejects
Make a variety of things from materials
not accepted at the Recycling Station,
such as paperboard and plastic jar lids.
Dec 7 Magica Mosaics
Learn this beautiful ancient Middle-
Eastern craft by using recycled paper
chips.
Dec 14 Outrageous Origami
Add a touch of Japan to your home by
trying some folded-paper (reused, of
course) designs.
Dec. 21 Season's Greenings
Wish your family and friends happy
holidays, and save a tree at the same
time, by making greeting cards from
recycled paper.
The Recycling & Education
Station is a project of the Ecology Cen-
ter/Recycle Ann Arbor. Funds for this
project are provided by the MDNR
" Protecting Michigan's Future" bond
and the City of Ann Arbor.

2050 South Industrial Highway
(Between Stadium and Eisenhower Roads)
Hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: Noon - 7 p.m. (or dusk)
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
For more information, call Recycle Ann Arbor at 971-7400
Recycle Ann Arbor's staffed Recycling Drop-Off Station accepts all
the items collected for curbside recycling (see opposite page and below). At
this time, the Drop-Off Station accepts only sorted, clean recyclables.
For example, the rinsed containers should not be mixed, but kept
separate into the following categories: clear glass; green glass; brown glass;
flattened tin cans; aluminum foil and food trays; plastic milk jugs (tops
removed and discarded); plastic #2 laundry jugs (with tops removed and
discarded).

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Paper products are also kept separate: newspapers (bundled or
stacked into brown paper bags); and bundled brown corrugated cardboard.
The Station accepts used car batteries, used household batteries and
used motor oil (place oil in a see-through plastic milk jug with a screw top).
In addition, the Drop-Off Station accepts office paper sorted into:
white bond; computer printout; and colored bond; and some scrap metal.
For more information, call Recycle Ann Arbor at 971-7400.
In September, 1991, the Recycling Station added a new education
area and program series. The Recycling and Education Station is an
interactive learning center addressing solid waste problems and local
solutions. Geared for youth, the Recycling and Education Station offers a
series of eight hands-on outdoor panels, a " recycle route" and " glorious
garbage games." Recycling and Education Station group tours and activities
are scheduled through Claire Pferdner at the Ecology Center, 761-3186.
1991/92 page 10

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