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Rio Rancho’s America Recycles Day & Grocery Bag Collection

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Join Keep Rio Rancho Beautiful on Saturday, November 17, at the Loma Colorado Library to celebrate America Recycles Day! Attendees will learn about ongoing environmental programs, how landfills work, services offered to residents through Waste Management, water conservation techniques from Rio Rancho’s Office of Water Conservation, and where to dispose of hard to recycle items. The current state of recycling will be discussed and residents will learn how markets effect local recycling streams. Keep Rio Ranch Beautiful will have information to hand out regarding local community services. Residents who bring 5 or more plastic grocery bags to recycle will receive reusable bags. 5 plastic grocery bags = 1 reusable grocery bag; 10 plastic grocery bags = 2 reusable grocery bags; and 15 plastic grocery bags = 3 reusable reusable grocery bag (limit 15 plastic grocery bags per household).


Address: 755 Loma Colorado Dr. NE , Rio Rancho,NM87124United States
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Phone: 505-891-5015
Website: rrnm.gov


Organizer Name: Keep Rio Rancho Beautiful
Phone: 505-891-5015
Website: rrnm.gov


Is this your first time hosting an ARD event? No
How did you find out about ARD? Keep America Beautiful
Organization type City Government
Affiliation KAB Local Affiliate
Number of participants (estimate # of participants, volunteers, and staff attending your event) 100
Number of organizations (estimated # of organizations Involved in activities) definition of an organization: non-profit, city/county/state government, schools, churches, civic organizations, businesses, etc. 5
Do you plan on having a media event: Please describe Yes. We'll advertise through local newspaper, social media, digital advertising, and media releases.
Could you build any of your events into one that could be a visible “showcase event” where a National Sponsor would be able to exhibit (e.g. set up a small tent and table), meet your local participants and interact with the media. No

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