America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful, is a nationally recognized day (November 15th) dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.  Each Keep America Beautiful affiliate community hosts an event in early November tailored to their unique needs.  The local event is an opportunity to raise awareness for the national America Recycles Day effort.

2024’s event:
America Recycles Day at Boneyard Creek Litter Clean-Up Event
When: TBD

Where: Meet at the north end of the N. First St. Parking Lot next to Prosperity Gardens at 302 N. First St.

Event details:

  • We are once again looking for volunteers to help pick up litter along the Boneyard Creek!
  • We will need you to sign a waiver upon your arrival.
  • We will provide the gloves, buckets, pick-up sticks, trash & recycling bags, safety vests, etc.
  • We will also provide FREE recycling t-shirts, if you’d like one.
  • A FREE pizza lunch will once again be provided immediately following the clean-up!

Any questions may be directed to Leslie Heath at [email protected] or 217-403-4722 or to Nichole Millage at [email protected] or 217-403-4780.