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Go Green Day

GUILDERLAND -- Through a collaborative effort of Capital Region Recycling and the Guilderland Central School District's Green Task Force, Go Green Day is being held at Farnsworth Middle School.

On Saturday, from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm there will be an educational, informational and drop-off
recycling opportunity.Go Green Day 2013 is an outreach effort to engage the community. The event will host approximately 40 exhibitors and vendors involved with going green in a variety of ways: solar energy; local foods; home care services; crafting; health and wellbeing, local farms and gardening.

The collection site will be located in the rear parking lot of the school; metals, plastics, paper, electronics, bottles and cans, ink jet cartridges, and bicycles will be collected. Grassroot Caregivers will be accepting usable clothing, toiletry items, and usable linens and kitchenware. These items help stock the Community Store, which provides individuals and families living in poverty or in a shelter the opportunity to shop in a beautiful store and choose exactly what they need free of charge. The Albany Book Project will be collecting current (less than 10 years old) books in new or like
new condition. Books are distributed to schools and classroom libraries, senior centers, social services offices, literacy programs, clinics, military bases, and hospitals. The Habitat for Humanity ReStore will be accepting working household appliances and kitchen cabinetry for resale at their warehouse and Albany County Soil & Water Conservation District will collect empty beauty product containers, tubes & bottles.The Middle School students will also be holding a huge Garage Sale to benefit the Butterfly House and Organic Garden.