America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful, is a nationally recognized day 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.  Don’t forget to Take The #BERECYCLED Pledge to LEARN, ACT, and SHARE!

This year’s event:
America Recycles Day @ Boneyard Creek
Saturday, October 29, 2022, 10 a.m. to noon
(rain make-up date of Saturday, November 19, 2022)
Meet at the north end of the N. First St. Parking Lot next to Prosperity Gardens at 302 N. First St.

Event details:
Individuals and groups can volunteer to pickup litter at this cleanup event.  A free pizza lunch will be provided immediately following the litter clean up event.  Please wear sensible shoes!  The City will provide bags, buckets, and pick-up sticks.

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.

For planning purposes, individuals and groups interested in volunteering are asked to pre-register below.