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America Recycles Day - 2018

Recycle Responsibly: The Truth About Plastic Bags

Friday at 8 AM – 3 PM
World's Fair Pavilion In Forest Park
Forest Park, St. Louis 63110
Hosted by: STL City Recycles

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How many plastic bags do Americans use every SECOND? Come see for yourself at the World's Fair Pavilion in Forest Park on America Recycles Day!

This unique art installation is the official kickoff event for our regional Recycle Responsibly campaign. It's free and open to the public,
so come learn the hard truths about how plastic bags affect our community, our environment and our health.

Organizations from across the entire OneSTL region ( will be on hand from 10am-2pm to provide education and hand out prizes! So come join us for your morning run, on your lunch hour, or bring your kids for a special field trip they won't soon forget!

The OneSTL - Regional Plan for Sustainability Materials and Recycling Working Group includes: East-West Gateway Council of Governments, St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District, STL City Recycles, Jefferson County, Missouri, Your Madison County, Recycle St. Louis County, St. Louis County, City of University City, Missouri (Official), Brightside St. Louis, EarthWays Center, Missouri Botanical Garden, Republic Services Recycling, St. Louis Composting, Inc., St. Louis Earth Day, Green Dining Alliance, University of Missouri–St. Louis, UMSL Sustainability, Washington University in St. Louis, WUStL Office of Sustainability, City of St. Louis Government, Dutchtown South Community Corporation

Organizations at the event include:
Saint Louis Zoo, Bye To Bags, Bring Your Own Glen-Ed, Boomerang Bags St. Louis, MO, Boomerang Bags, Stream Teams United, Missouri Stream Team 168, Trex Company, Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center.