Saturday, May 18, 2013
Don't forget to vote for your favorite Green ER 2013 Trashformations. Voting ends at 12:00 pm EST on Monday, May 20. You can vote online (click on the green vote button on the left sidebar) or turn in a paper ballot.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Make sure to walk through Elk Rapids this week to check out all the amazing Trashformations. Here are just a few of the creations you'll see throughout town. Once you view them all, vote online (see button on left sidebar) or download the ballot and return to Siren Hall, the Village Market, the ER Library, High School Library or the Village Office.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
GREEN ER DAYS 2013 – SUPER RECYCLING EVENT
SATURDAY, MAY 11 FROM 9 AM – 3 PM
321 Bridge Street
(adjacent to the police station)
In cooperation with Bay Area Recycling for Charities and American Waste.
The following items accepted to be recycled or reused:
#1-#7 plastics, paper, cardboard, metal, containers, glass, scrap metal, styrofoam, black garden plastics, plastic films & sheeting, marine shrink wrap (1 cubic yard per customer).
fire extinguishers, batteries (all types: More than 5 lbs may be charged at $1 per lb), all electronic waste, computers, televisions (limit 1 TV per household), components, all electronics, cell phones, auto batteries, appliances.
Brick, block, concrete, asphalt, toilets, sinks…take off all hardware. (We will not accept otherwise)
Building Materials with Odom’s Reuse:
Yes: Assuming no damage, clean, reusable as is : cabinets, solid or hollow doors, panel doors (no flaking paint), windows less than 15 years old, cool old architectural pieces like columns, Victorian fretwork (exterior decoration), commercial sinks, claw foot tubs, steel or acrylic tubs intact, molded shower stalls, stained glass or leaded windows, French Doors almost any condition (pair of doors ea. w/ 12 or more glass divisions per door), acrylic laundry sinks (no concrete ones), bagged insulation (dry), other valuable clean reusable building materials (call for consult) . If you have a question please contact Odom RE-USE at 276-6330
No: Materials needing repairs, flaking paint on wood materials, windows older than 15 years, fogged or single pane windows, bathroom sinks unless unusual color (like purple or red ), cast iron regular shape tubs, nailed lumber or trim, wood shorter than 6' long, household stuff, upholstered furniture, Goodwill type stuff, window coverings, ceiling fans, , toilets unless extra tall (17" high bowl) WOOD WITH NAILS .
At a Cost:
Mattresses at $15 charge per mattress
Latex Paint - $2.50 per gallon can or $12.50 for 5 gallon can full
Florescent Light bulbs $1 for CFL and $3 for 4ft, $5 for longer.
1. Over the counter drugs and prescriptions collected inside police department lobby
2. Bring your old glasses and deposit at the front. Donations accepted by Green ER Crew!!
3. We reserve the right to reject any materials brought to the site that does not meet our standards.