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Trash to Treasure: The Recycling Economy

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 @ 9:30 AM-11:30 AM

Exploring Issues in Economics Series

This event is FULL as of Tuesday, November 5, 2013. We are accepting WAIT LIST registrants below.

Featured Speaker: Gary Gilliam, Environmental and Economic Educator, Resource Management

What are the biggest mounds in our region? Not Cahokia, but the landfills holding our trash, though more and more today, items initially slated for the trash heap are being recycled. Recycling company Resource Management’s Gary Gilliam discusses how new markets for recycled materials are developed. Join us for this up-close look at the recycling economy and a tour of the Resource Management facility to see firsthand how these materials are sorted and shipped.

Meet at:
Resource Management in Earth City
4375 Rider Trail N
Earth City, MO 63045

Registration required. FREE to the first 10 registrants, $10 per person thereafter. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited. Middle and high school students welcome.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
9:30 AM-11:30 AM
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