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Nov 16

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Recycle Day, Project Daffodil pickup slated

Keep Tyler Beautiful will host Tyler Recycles Day from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, November  19 at the Tyler Recycling Collection Center, 418 N. Bois D’Arc Ave.
Tyler Recycles Day is part of a national event that takes place annually to promote stewardship of the environment and recycling.
The Tyler Recycling Collection Center always accepts clear plastic bottles, plastic milk jugs, newspapers, magazines, junk mail, any type of paper, any type of cardboard, brown paper grocery bags, aluminum cans and clear, brown and green glass. The center is also accepting phone books at this time.
For Tyler Recycles Day, the following items will also be collected:
• Cell phones;
• Eyeglasses;
• Electronics; and,
• Batteries.
“We especially want to invite people who are new to recycling to take that first step and come out,” said Keep Tyler Beautiful Board Chair Cheryl Roy.  “They will see that it is fun and not that hard to do.”
Tyler residents will also be able to sign up for the City’s Curbside Recycling Program and Interstate Battery will have a collection station for all types of batteries.
Daffodils that were pre-ordered in the summer as part of Project Daffodil will be available for pickup at the same time.  Additional daffodils may also be purchased.
For more information visit www.keeptylerbeautiful.com or call Gary Lynch, City of Tyler Solid Waste special projects coordinator, at (903) 531-1348.

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