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Where Recycling is a Pleasure: A History and Tour of El Cerrito’s Recycling Center

Wednesday | July 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm — 7:30 pm

El Cerrito Recycling and Environmental Resource Center | 7501 Schmidt Lane, El Cerrito, CA 94530

Our recycling center is renowned far and wide. How did it come to be and why has it remained such an innovative, popular place? Hear the tale told by some of the people who created and have run the center since the 1970s including founder Ken Little, Allan Gardiner who made the first glass crusher, city manager Scott Hanin, and former managers Tom Padia and Garth Schultz.
This centennial event is free. Refreshments served.
Fully accessible. Tour begins promptly at 6 p.m.

Event Phone: 510-524-1737
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Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.

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