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Cigarette Litter Awareness Campaign

 KALB Has Been Showing Their Butts on the Square!

Cigarette Litter Awareness

Have you seen them?  The giant butts on the square?  Have you wondered what they are all about, or have you gotten close enough to catch their message?

Although we have had a lot of fun with these giant cigarette butts, they were created to serve a very important purpose - awareness and education.

Although cigarette butts are very small, they pose a HUGE environmental problem here in the United States and around the world.  Cigarette smoking in the U.S. has decreased 28% over the last 10 years; however, smoking materials remain the most littered item.   

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2014 Duck and Run 5K & Fun Run Photos   

  2014 Duck and Run 5K Race

Just click on the links above to view photos of the race and fun run!  Like their Facebook Pages while you are there as a thank you!

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  • Adopt-a-Spot

    Adopting a Spot Can Bring Rewards!

     

    REPORT CLEANUPS HERE.

     

    Litter is a definite problem in Athens and Limestone County.  The Adopt-A-Spot program was created to involve community organizations and individuals in solving the problem.

    Adopt a spot in the City of Athens, and your non-profit or civic organization can benefit!  

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  • Electronics Recycling

    Electronics Accepted Daily!

    It is no longer necessary to wait for a special Electronics Recycling Collection day to properly dispose of your old electronics.  They can be brought to the Athens-Limestone Recycling Center Monday through Friday during business hours.   

    Any items that usesbatteries or electricity is recyclable at our center, with the exception of CRT televisions.  Flat screens are accepted.  There is no need to add these items to our landfills!

     

     

  • Aluminum Can Bash

    Recycle CFL's at Lowe's and Tubes at Batteries Plus+

     

    Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFL's) can now be recycled at the Lowe's in Athens.  

    Lowe's has given us a way to keep these bulbs, which contain a small amount of mercury, out of our landfills.

    Flurorescent Tubes and be taken to Battries Plus+.  There may be a nominal charge if you are not purchasing replacement tubes.

    Please take advantage of this, and be sure to tell the staff at Lowe's and Batteries Plus+  "Thank you for caring about our environment!"