Resource Recycling reports that the Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC) is seeking proposals from qualified qualified firms for HDPE pesticide container collection and recycling services in one of more of the following 19 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, and West Virginia. For more information or to obtain an RFQ, contact Ron Perkins. The ACRC is a not-for-profit organization that works to facilitate the collection and recycling of one-way rigid HDPE plastic agricultural crop protection, specialty pest control, animal health, micronutrient/fertilizer, and/or adjuvanant product containers.
The Mississippi Recycling Coalition wishes to feature as many of Earth Day events throughout the State of Mississippi as possible. Therefore we ask that if you are hosting, sponsoring, or participating in an Earth Day event, please contact us to have the event reviewed for inclusion here. As we receive additional information on events, this listing will be updated.
This year's Mardi Gras celebration ended with a little lagniappe, Zero Waste Solutions, Mark Dunning Industries, and Keesler Air Force Base teamed up to clean up all of the beads remaining along the parade route after the D'Iberville Mardi Gras Parade. The team of volunteers, who followed behind the last float, collected more than 1,700 pounds of beads. The beads collected were donated to Gulf Coast Industries in Gulfport, MS.
Keep the Reservoir Beautiful (KRB) has announced that their annual Project Rezway fashion show will be held on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Mississippi Craft Center. This annual event features clothing created from mostly recycled materials. After the runway show, there will be a reception with drinks and hors d'ouevres. Proceeds from the event will go towards KRB's cleaning and greening efforts around the Ross Barnett Reservoir. For more information on tickets or how to enter the contest, please visit the KRB Project Rezway page.
Attorney General Jim Hood, Secretary of State Delbert Hoseman, Cintas, Magnolia Data Solutions, BancorpSouth, ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions, Better Business Bureau, and the Mississippi State University Extension Service have announced Mississippi's 8th Community Shred Day. The purpose of the event is to promote consumer protection and awareness of identity theft. Individuals are invited to bring up to 5 bags or boxes of sensitive documents to be shredded for free courtesy of Cintas and BancorpSouth. Additionally at the Jackson collection site, Magnolia Data Solutions will be available to collect and destroy computer media (coupons will be handed out at other events for free disposal at Magnolia Data Solutions' facility in Jackson, MS). No businesses please! For locations and times, please see below.
- Jackson Spring Business E-Scrap Collection Day
- Madison County Expands Recycling to Lost Rabbit
- 2014 Coca-Cola/KAB Bin Grant Applications Being Accepted
- Dr. Pepper Snapple/KAB 2014 Park Recycling Bin Grant Applications Being Accepted
- EPA Now Accepting Applications for the 2014 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators