Here’s the full list of what you can bring to CFAES Wooster’s Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair on Thursday for free recycling. Do it and declutter your home, divert waste from landfills and, if you’re one of the first 200 people, get a $3 coupon for buying eats at any of the fair’s food trucks.
The Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair, a festival celebrating sustainability and green living, will take place on Thursday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in and around Fisher Auditorium at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Admission is free and open to the public.
You can bring a wide range of residential waste (sorry, no commercial or municipal stuff) to the April 26 Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair and drop it off for free recycling. AND, if you’re one of the first 200 people to do it, you’ll get a $3 coupon to spend on food at the fair.
CFAES’s Wooster campus is holding its eighth Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair on Thursday, April 26. It’s an event aimed at learning new things, enhancing the Earth and having fun. Demonstrations, exhibits, recycling and food trucks will center on a theme of “Green Is for Life!” So will a Renewable Energy Workshop. New this year will be a green car cruise-in.
Admission is free. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in and around the campus’s Fisher Auditorium, 1680 Madison Ave.
Follow the fair on Facebook. (Photo: iStock.)
The Ohio Clean Marinas Program, a voluntary certification program promoting environment- and water-friendly practices, recently recognized 10 newly certified or recertified marinas in the state.
The eighth Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair is set for Thursday, April 26, on CFAES’s Wooster campus.
Ohio State was recently named the Big Ten Conference champion in the 2017 Game Day Recycling Challenge, a national competition to promote waste reduction and sustainability at college football games. Read the Ohio State press release. (Photo: University Communications.)
Special for a Monday morning: To keep down dust and keep your feet dry, the main road at CFAES’s Molly Caren Agricultural Center, home of Farm Science Review, Sept. 19-21, soon to be walked by more than 100,000 people, has been repaved with a material combining asphalt and ground-up recycled tires.
CFAES’s Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens are hosting their annual Plastic Pot Recycling Event from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 10. You can drop off horticultural plastics (pots, trays and cell packs) and non-food-grade styrofoam. It’s free and open to the public in front of Howlett Hall, 2001 Fyffe Court, on Ohio State’s campus in Columbus.
“We engage with partner Phoenix Recycling to keep these plastics out of the waste stream and landfills,” an article on CFAES’s faculty-staff website says, “and they render them into useful products.”
Visit the event’s webpage. (Photo: iStock.)
Today and tomorrow, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Bring 10 single-use water bottles to Ohio State’s Ohio Union in Columbus and trade them for a free scarlet-and-gray Nalgene bottle that you can use over and over and over again. It’s part of Time for Change Week.