Celebrating Earth Day with Recycling Ben

To celebrate the 40th Aniversary of Earth Day, Recycling Ben and Liz visited Pre-K students at both Friendship House in Dalton and Mill Creek Child Learning Center in Rocky Face.  The students learned about recycling and reusing by making music shakers with plastic water bottles.

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Dalton Beats Recycling Record

Posted on WDNN TV online on March 2, 2010.  (www.WDNNTV.com)

In 2009, Dalton collected 1011 tons of recyclables-- exceed their goal by 11 tons! On Monday night, the Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority awarded the City of Dalton and the Public Works Department for all their hard work. 

Their goal for 2010 is to collect 1200 tons of recyclables!  Click here to see related video.