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 Celebrate America Recycles Day and Anchorage Recycles Day TODAY 


11/15/2010 | Contact: Jeanne Carlson, SWS, (907) 343-6274
Mayor's Office

Today is officially America Recycles Day. Mayor Sullivan and the Anchorage Assembly also recently proclaimed it Anchorage Recycles Day. The day is designated for raising awareness about recycling and buying recycled products.

Several events are happening today to celebrate:

  • Monday, November 15 – Metal Monday at Schnitzer Steel Alaska, 9705 King Street, Anchorage, 8am – 4pm. Bring in your metal for recycling and get PAID!! No minimum weight requirements for payment on America Recycles Day.
  • Monday, November 15 -- CARRS stores at Huffman, Aurora Village and Jewel Lake, 2pm – 7pm. Stop by to learn more about recycling and enter to win a Giant Revel mountain bike from Paramount Cycles. ALPAR, Green Star, Municipality of Anchorage Solid Waste Services, Alaska Waste, Smurfit-Stone Recycling, Alaska Youth for Environmental Action and others will host the information tables.
  • Look for the Fall/Winter 2010 issue of the A to Z Guide (Anchorage to Zero Waste) in your mailbox or download it at
  • Check and type in your zip code for more events planned for America Recycles Day.
  • Check out the America Recycles in Anchorage Facebook page for more local information.

More information about recycling can be found at

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