Recycling Matters

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Recycling Matters is a multi-community recycling partnership to support people with disabilities.

Sponsored by Metro Recycling in collaboration with Opportunity Enterprises and TradeWinds, Services, Inc. “Recycling Makes a Difference” is a new community initiative focused on waste reduction.

The partnership will officially begin with a free public event on Saturday, October 17 from 10am to 2pm at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville, where residents of Northwest Indiana will have the opportunity to securely dispose of personal documents and computers plus scrap metal during.

Supporting the event as host site, the Radisson’s northeast parking area will bring together the following services:

  • A Metro Recycling truck for scrap metal collection
  • Opportunity Enterprises’ Secure Shred truck for paper, microfiche, film, disk, CD and DVD shredding
  • TradeWinds Services’ mobile Computer Recycling truck for secure PC and laptop hard drive shredding/recycling plus the collection of keyboards, mice and all cords for recycling.

Please contact any of the following for more information:

Cathie Dull, Business Development Manager at Opportunity Enterprises – (219) 476-1907

Kathy Mangel, Business Development Specialist at TradeWinds – (219) 945-0100 Ext: 245

LaRae Dystra, Marketing Coordinator at Metro Recycling – (219) 922-1830