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CITY of MANASSAS HOSTS SPRING RECYCLEFEST; CELEBRATES EARTH DAY
CITY of MANASSAS HOSTS SPRING RECYCLEFEST; CELEBRATES EARTH DAY
In celebration of Earth Day’s 45th anniversary, the City of Manassas Public Works and Utilities is hosting its annual Recyclefest on Sat., Apr.4 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Manassas Transfer Station, located at 8305 Quarry Road. Residents can recycle items and shred documents for FREE, check out recycling craft demonstrations, enter an American Disposal raffle contest to win Washington National tickets, and take a look at an American Disposal trash truck. For more information, call 703-257-8252 or go to www.manassascity.org.

Manassas, Va. residents will be able to recycle their household hazardous waste, electronic waste, gently used clothing and even shred paper documents for FREE. Last year more than 400 residents attended Recyclefest, and brought more than 20,000 tons of recycling in just four hours.

Waste Management, American Disposal and the City of Manassas will have information booths available at the Spring Recyclefest, while American Disposal will also provide a trash truck for attendees to view. American Disposal will also host a contest for people to guess the amount of cans in an aluminum bale, and the winner will be awarded Washington Nationals tickets. In addition, the Osbourn High School Robotics team of Manassas, Va. will debut a recycling project. The team is competing in an international robotics competition with a recycling theme.

“Two billion people across 192 countries will participate in Earth Day 2015, making it the largest civic observance in the world,” said Monica Boehringer, refuse and recycling coordinator of Manassas Public Works and Utilities. “The City of Manassas is happy to be part of the celebration,” said Boehringer.

ABOUT CITY OF MANASSAS: Established in1913, the City of Manassas Utilities/Public Works department ensures the availability of safe, reliable water usage, electric utilities, as well as provides responsive maintenance and collection services at an affordable cost to citizens of Manassas, Va., Manassas Park, Va. and parts of Prince William County, Va. It is noted for its environment-friendly projects and equipment, while tasked with capital projects that enhance public and private infrastructure. The utilities team participates in community fundraisers, like Toys for Tots, the United Way, American Public Power Association Tree Power and Arbor Day. The department holds memberships with America Public Power Association, American Water Works Association, American Public Works Association and the Prince William County Chamber of Commerce.

The City of Manassas, Va. is an independent city that is rich in history and tradition.  It is 10-square miles of homes, the arts, entertainment, and community events.  With more than 38,000 residents, the City serves as a transportation and business hub that offers great restaurants and shops, events and parades.  Incorporated in 1975, the City of Manassas is 30 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. and surrounded by Prince William County. For more information, visit www.manassascity.org.

In celebration of Earth Day’s 45th anniversary, the City of Manassas Public Works and Utilities is hosting its annual Recyclefest on Sat., Apr.4 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Manassas Transfer Station, located at 8305 Quarry Road. Residents can recycle items and shred documents for FREE, check out recycling craft demonstrations, enter an American Disposal raffle contest to win Washington National tickets, and take a look at an American Disposal trash truck. For more information, call 703-257-8252 or go to www.manassascity.org.

Manassas, Va. residents will be able to recycle their household hazardous waste, electronic waste, gently used clothing and even shred paper documents for FREE. Last year more than 400 residents attended Recyclefest, and brought more than 20,000 tons of recycling in just four hours.

Waste Management, American Disposal and the City of Manassas will have information booths available at the Spring Recyclefest, while American Disposal will also provide a trash truck for attendees to view. American Disposal will also host a contest for people to guess the amount of cans in an aluminum bale, and the winner will be awarded Washington Nationals tickets. In addition, the Osbourn High School Robotics team of Manassas, Va. will debut a recycling project. The team is competing in an international robotics competition with a recycling theme.

“Two billion people across 192 countries will participate in Earth Day 2015, making it the largest civic observance in the world,” said Monica Boehringer, refuse and recycling coordinator of Manassas Public Works and Utilities. “The City of Manassas is happy to be part of the celebration,” said Boehringer.

ABOUT CITY OF MANASSAS:

Established in1913, the City of Manassas Utilities/Public Works department ensures the availability of safe, reliable water usage, electric utilities, as well as provides responsive maintenance and collection services at an affordable cost to citizens of Manassas, Va., Manassas Park, Va. and parts of Prince William County, Va. It is noted for its environment-friendly projects and equipment, while tasked with capital projects that enhance public and private infrastructure. The utilities team participates in community fundraisers, like Toys for Tots, the United Way, American Public Power Association Tree Power and Arbor Day. The department holds memberships with America Public Power Association, American Water Works Association, American Public Works Association and the Prince William County Chamber of Commerce.

The City of Manassas, Va. is an independent city that is rich in history and tradition.  It is 10-square miles of homes, the arts, entertainment, and community events.  With more than 38,000 residents, the City serves as a transportation and business hub that offers great restaurants and shops, events and parades.  Incorporated in 1975, the City of Manassas is 30 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. and surrounded by Prince William County. For more information, visit www.manassascity.org.

 

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