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[APRIL 11, 2005] 

Plastic grocery bags

  • Collection site: Lincoln Wal-Mart, inside entrance, next to service desk
    Accepting plastic grocery bags from any store. Empty bags and turn inside out.

Cell phones

  • Collected by: Lincoln Junior Woman's Club (through April 30)
    Collection site: Lincoln Public Library
    Funds to benefit Lincoln Public Library.

Aluminum cans

  • Collected by: Boy Scouts -- Scouts CAN Project
    Collection site: Lincoln Iron & Metal, 1710 N. Kickapoo
    (Be sure to designate funds to Scouts CAN Project.)
    Purpose: Funds will be used to build the first Scout-sponsored Habitat for Humanity home in central Illinois. The Scouts are hoping to collect 3.5 million cans statewide.

  • Collected by: Logan County Animal Control, 735-3232
    Collection site: 1515 N. Kickapoo
    Purpose: Funds will be used to offset cost of food for animals at the shelter.

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Laser jet printer and ink jet printer cartridges

  • Collected by: Lincoln Public Library, 732-8878
    Collection site: Both library buildings
    Purpose: Funds will be used to purchase new books for children and adults.

  • Collected by: Lincoln Community High School, 732-4131
    Collection site: Lincoln Community High School office
    Purpose: Unknown

Upcoming Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency events

  • Recycled Materials Division in Art Department of the Logan County Fair
    Co-sponsored with the Lincoln Junior Woman's Club

  • Electronics recycling, tentatively scheduled for Sept. 24


  • Mitzi Rohlfs, Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency coordinator, 732-9636 or 737-7927

  • Tracy Jackson, street superintendent, 732-4655

  • Walt Landers, Area Disposal, 735-5881

  • Virginia Holup, chair of the Lincoln Junior Woman's Club's conservation committee, 735-3704

(All information as of March 2005)

[News release submitted by Mitzi Rohlfs, coordinator, Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency]

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