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Renfrew Institute hosts recycling series

February 16, 2011

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — The adult/teen education committee of Renfrew Institute for Cultural and Environmental Studies is sponsoring a three-program series titled "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Renew!"

The programs are free and open to the public, and registration is not required. Donations are accepted.

The first presentation is on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in the visitors center at Renfrew Park. Dan Wolfe, community planner and Franklin County recycling coordinator, will present "Solution to Pollution: Every Litter Bit Counts."

The series explores topics such as pollution and litter, how public agencies help with recycling, and the many products that contain recycled content.

The second lecture in the series on March 3 is "Panel Discussion Q&A: How Can My Municipality Help Me Recycle?" Panelists are Michael Christopher, Washington Township manager; Jason Cohen, assistant manager for the Borough of Waynesboro; Tony Drury, Washington County, Md., recycling coordinator; and Cheryl Shields, Waste Management community relations.

The final presentation is "Everything Old is New Again: Making & Using Recycled Content Products," on March 31. It will be presented by Wayne Bowen, program manager for Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center in Harrisburg, Pa.

Parking is available behind the visitors center or in Renfrew's lower lot off Welty Road. For more information, go to www.renfrewinstitute.org or call the institute at 717-762-0373.

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