Event: Florida K-12 Schools Recycling Pledge Card Contest
All Florida Schools are invited to participate in the Florida K-12 Schools Recycling Pledge Card Contest. This contest is designed to reward one class each at the elementary, middle and high school levels for collecting the greatest number of recycling pledge cards. The class with the most number of pledges at their level will receive a gently used desktop computer including monitor, courtesy of Creative Recycling Systems, Inc. The event will begin on October 9, 2007 and will end on November 21, 2007. It is being hosted by Recycle Florida Today and the Department of Environmental Protection.
Event: R4 Fair
Montessori Island Charter School
November 17, 2007
The local community, businesses and schools are invited to attend the event. Free recycling bins and information on recycling will be provided. The Mayor is reading a recycling proclamation and 3 municipalities in the Florida Keys are competing in a friendly challenge to see who can increase their recycling the most.
Event: America Recycles Day at the Gulf View Mall
Gulf View Mall
New Port Richey, Florida
When: November 15, 2007
Time: 3-7 PM
Contact Number: 727-847-8041 ext 8659
The Pasco County Recycling Department, R.E.S.O.R.C.E. Recycling Club, Keep Pasco Beautiful and Covanta Energy will have exhibits, giveaways and brochures regarding how residents can make a commitment or recommit themselves to reduce, reuse and recycle. There will also be an opportunity to bring in some of your recyclables for collection.
Event: St. Johns County
St. Johns County
Week of November 12th
St. Johns County will set up a booth at one of the local malls, have a public service announcement campaign on government television and co-host a call in radio program.
Event: Pasco County Schools Waste Reduction Ideas Contest
Pasco County Schools
October- November 9
To celebrate National Recycling Day on November 15, 2007, the Waste Reduction Committee and the Resource Recovery department are sponsoring a School Waste Reduction Ideas contest for all students. The focus of the contest is to foster an awareness of waste reduction and disposal. Assorted prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place students in the elementary, middle, and high school categories.
Event: Country Jubilee
October 27, 2007
Pinellas County Utilities Solid Waste Operations will have a booth promoting America Recycles Day and the pledge cards.
Event: Indian River County Electronics Collection Event
Date and location:
To Be Announced
Event: America Recycles Day in Hernando County
20 N. Main Street
When: November 15, 2007
Time: 8 AM – 5 PM
Contact: Rick McCaffrey 352-754-4890
The event will be take place in the atrium of the Hernando Count Government Center.
Event: Orange County Recycles Day
Saturday, November 10, 2007
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Orange County Landfill @ 12100 Young Pine Road Orlando, FL 32829
Phone #: for more information – Solid Waste Hotline 407-836-6601
What's happening: Come join in the festivities as Orange County celebrates a national day of recycling! There will be refreshments for the first 200 visitors, door prizes throughout the event, children's games and activities and music. Visitors can take a guided tour of the landfill and the recycling facility. The day's festivities will be rewarding for all attending the celebration, which will be held rain or shine.
Event: City of Safety Harbor America Recycles Day
Thursday November 15th
Marshall St. Park
City of Safety Harbor 500 Marshall St. Safety Harbor, FL 34695
3:00 – 6:00PM
Safety Harbor Recycling Team - explain the new recycling parameters
* Pledge Booth - sign the nationwide pledge to be entered into a raffle
* Boy/Girl Scouts - set up collection of inkjets, cell phones or glasses in effort to gain Recycling badge
* Local vendors of natural or recycled products
* Crafts, games, contests, and music.
* City of Safety Harbor Recycling Truck on display
* Garbage graveyard with some wooden tombstones as an educational display.
Event: Key West R4 Fair
Key West High School
November 17, 2007
The local community, businesses and schools are invited to this event. There will be educational films, recycled art, plays, composting workshop, and demonstrations of good recycling practices.
Event: Keys Recycling FairDate:
Saturday, November 17th
Key West High School, Marathon High School, Islamorada Montessori School
The public is invited to learn more about what you can do to reduce our impact on the earth. More than just recycling, the Fair will show you all four R's: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot (compost).
Event: Collier County
November 15, 2007
Education Table and Free paper shredding
3301 Tamiami Trail East Naples, Fl 34112
11:30 am to 3:00 pm
239-732-2508 (Jodi Walters)
Collier County will be doing a proclamation on the 13th of November with the Collier County Commissioners 9am.
They will also be displaying at their government complex on November 15, 2007 with free paper shredding, recycling information and an office item use and reuse exchange for county employees (will be collecting items that can't be used in one office and if you need you can have for your office).
Event: Tampa, Florida
Present- November 15, 2007
"The America Recycles Day Poetry & T-Shirt Design Project"
The project involves students in Hillsborough County schools creating waste reduction/recycling-themed artwork and poetry. The winning poems and artwork are featured on a T-shirt (made from ECOSPUN and recycled cotton) and all participants receive one. The project is open to elementary and middle school students and the deadline is on 11/15 - ARD! Project information can be downloaded from our web site at