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MEDIA ADVISORY: October 25, 2010
CONTACT: DEP Press Office, (850) 245-2112

Easy as One and Swix Host Ammunitions Collection Event

--Proper disposal of old or unwanted ammunition protects natural resources--

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Easy As One initiative will co-sponsor an Ammunitions Collection Event in Tallahassee on Saturday, October 30, 2010. This is the fifth year DEP has partnered with the Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX) for this event. Other sponsors include Kevin’s Guns and Sporting Goods and the State of Florida Fire Marshal’s Office.

The event presents an opportunity to safely remove old and unwanted ammunition from homes and keep it from being deposited in Florida landfills. Items that will be collected include shotgun shells, rifle cartridges, pistol cartridges, black powder, smokeless powder, roadside flares, boating flares and fireworks.

The event will take place:

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Kevin’s Guns and Sporting Goods
3350 Capital Circle NE
Tallahassee, Florida
(850) 386-5544

For more information about the Ammunitions Collection Event, contact SWIX at 1-800-441-7949 or e-mail info@swix.ws.

For more information about Easy As One: www.dep.state.fl.us/EasyAsOne or www.twitter.com/EasyAsOne 

ammo in collection bucket

The event presents an opportunity to safely remove old and unwanted ammunition from homes and keep it from being deposited in Florida landfills.

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Last updated: October 29, 2010

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