America Recycles Day - November 15, 2014
Date: Saturday, November 15
Hours: 10 AM - 2 PM
Location: Anita Purves Nature Center, 1505 N. Broadway Ave., Urbana
Theme: Creative R²euse
Details: Free, all ages event !
Information: (217) 384-4062
Activities: Create a work of art from reused or repurposed materials at home (see instructions below) and bring to the event for a chance to win an award in the Creative R²euse Competition!
- Pledge to recycle for a chance to win prizes
- Participate in recycling games
- See artwork by a local artists
- Recycle household batteries, cell phones, ink jet cartridges and mercury thermostats
- Arts & crafts activity - using inner tubes from bicycles!
Creative R²euse Competition Guidelines:
- Size: No larger than 25 lbs.
- Dimensions: No larger than 3’L x 3’W x 3’H
- Materials: At least 90% recycled content (list where materials came from)
- Purpose: Item must be useful & serve a purpose - Originality is a plus!
- Submission: All participants must turn-in a completed Entry Form (attached) with their creation. Artwork may be dropped-off at the Anita Purves Nature Center from 3-5pm on Friday, November 14, or from 9am-12pm on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Judging will take place from 1-1:30pm on America Recycles Day, Saturday, November 15; winners will be announced from 1:45-2pm at the Anita Purves Nature Center.