Recycling Education & Outreach
Capital Area Recycling & Trash (CART) believes educating the community about the values of recycling and waste reduction is critical, therefore we participate in a variety of events and activities each year. These include:
- Free curbside collection and educational presentations to Lansing schools
- Lansing Home and Garden Show information and booth
- Recycle Rama (annual Spring collection event)
- Special collections for latex paint, household medicine and other materials
- Earth Day and America Recycles Day activities
- Participation in the Tri County Environmental Leadership Award Program
CART staff are available to speak to neighborhood associations, community groups, churches and other organizations. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
CART IS A PROUD SPONSOR OF AN EXCITING ART PROJECT - YOUR HELP IS NEEDED TO GATHER CLEAN MATERIALS - SEE INFORMATION BELOW!
REACH Studio Art Center needs donations of recyclable plastic!
Our Teen Open Studio program is building a sculpture/float for the Live Green Lansing Initiative and we need an assortment of containers to use as the surface of our float, kind of like this:
Here's what we need your help with:
1. Please clean and save any of the following containers: gallon size milk jugs, colorful plastic containers (containers for laundry soap generally work well). Here are some photos of what we're looking for taken from our recent trip to the recycling center:
We are in need of primarily green and purple containers.
2. Drop the clean containers off at REACH Studio Art Center (1804 S. Washington Ave) by Wednesday, March 12.
3. Join our mailing list so you can receive updates about our progress and unveiling!
This project is made possible by:
Live Green Lansing, City of Lansing, CART, Lansing Board of Water & Light, The Community Reinvestment Fund (made possible by a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Sustainable Communities program to the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission as part of the Mid-Michigan Program for Greater Sustainability, and administered by the Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council), Capital Area Way Women's Leadership Council, the Arts Council of Greater Lansing and Lansing Economic Area Partnership