America Recycles Day - November 15, 2014

Date: November 15, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

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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:



  1. Size: No larger than 25 lbs. 

  2. Dimensions: No larger than 3’L x 3’W x 3’H

  3. Materials: At least 90% recycled content (list where materials came from)

  4. Purpose: Item must be useful & serve a purpose - Originality is a plus!

  5. 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. 
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