Left to right: Supervisors: Daniel Cross, Jay Bishop, Steve Gaines, Jeannine May and Nancy Magee, Lynn Porter ( not pictured) KRB/PRWE , Buford Clark, WM/KMB & Supervisors Jared Morrison and Bob Morrow
On Friday, March 15…
Keep the Rez Beautiful presented a check for $25,000 to Rankin County for a new part time building inspector for the Reservoir area watershed, not including PRVWSD properties. The purpose of this new position will be to make sure that new residential construction sites are pursuant to county storm water regulations and that Best Management Practices are in place. This funding is part of a new water quality initiative in partnership with USDA Natural Resources to reduce sediment in the Reservoir, “The Pearl River Watershed Experience.” For more information on other KRB/ PRWE initiatives, go to http://www.keeptherezbeautiful.org
Seeking creative, fashionable designs made from recycled materials to compete in this fun annual event to be held Thursday, March 28th at the Bill Waller Craft Center at 950 Rice Road, Ridgeland, MS. The fun will begin at 6:00 p.m! Please see attached for more information. Entry forms are needed by March 7th.
E –ELECTRONICS RECYLING DAY, RANKIN CO. HAZARDOUS WASTE & TIRE COLLECTION DAY & FREE 9V DURACELL BATTERIES FOR SMOKE DETECTORS – WAS SATURDAY, NOV. 17!
November 15, 2018…Brandon, Miss. Fall is a great time to clean up and get rid of unwanted items. Keep the Reservoir (Rez) Beautiful will be hosting an electronics-recycling day on Saturday, November 17 from 8:30 a.m. till 3 p.m. in the Revell Ace Hardware parking lot, Spillway Rd., Reservoir area, 39047. Keep the Rez Beautiful is celebrating Keep America Beautifuls’America’s Recycle Day.
KRB will be partnering again with Magnolia Data Solutions and will be accepting all unwanted electronics. Bring any unwanted electronics and lighten the electronic waste from your home or office and recycle in an environmentally friendly and secure way! Acceptable items include: computers, all computer components, desktop copiers, fax machines, radios, televisions, cell phones, desk phones, VCR players, DVD players, electronic games, monitors, keyboards, printers, laptops, scanners, stereos/radios/UPS..
KRB will be donating 9v Duracell batteries to residents for smoke & carbon monoxide detectors from Duracell, Keep Flora & Keep the Rez Beautiful & Keep Americal Beautiful.
***** THERE IS A $5 CHARGE PER MONITOR 7 $15 CHARGE PER TELEVISION.
This charge covers the cost incurred by Magnolia Data Solutions from recycling these items properly and in keeping with EPA requirements (i.e. shipping and weight for CRT tubes.) All items collected are properly recycled at Magnolia Data Solutions. Magnolia Data Solutions is Mississippi’s only CERTIFIED and largest electronic recycler processing over 1.5 million pounds of e-WASTE per year.
For more information on the event, please contact Magnolia Data Solutions at (601) 919-0062, or www.keeptherezbeautiful.org Facebook – keeptherezbeautiful.
KRB is partnering with Rankin County and the County will be collecting Hazardous Waste and Tires on Sat. Nov. 17, 8 am – 1 p.m., at the Multipurpose Pavilion, 649 Marquette Rd. Brandon, MS Call 601-825 9213 for more information.
Rankin County and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Household Hazardous Waste & Tire
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Multipurpose Pavilion* 649 Marquette Rd* Brandon, MS
8:00 a.m. – 1:00p.m.
Bring any products listed below, or which are labeled:
CAUTION, POISONOUS, TOXIC,
FLAMMABLE, OR CORROSIVE
to the Multipurpose Pavilion for recycling and disposal
Anti-Freeze Photo Chemicals
Lighter Fluid Pool Chemicals
Batteries Silver Polish
Brake Fluid Tires
Chlorine Bleach Transmission Fluid
Drain Opener Turpentine
Furniture Polish Varnish
Herbicides Water Seal
Mothballs Wood Finish
Used Motor oil/Filters Oven Cleaners
WHEN TRANSPORTING HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTES:
Leave products in original containers. Seal containers to prevent leaking. Carry containers in trunk or in back of vehicle away from passengers. Leave windows down and do not smoke while transporting.
WE WILL NOT ACCEPT:
Radioactive materials, compressed gas cylinders, explosives or potentially shock sensitive materials, biological, etiologic, and infectious materials, unknown materials, and hazardous waste from commercial businesses.
For more information,
Call Rankin County Solid Waste Dept. at 601-825-9213
Saturday, November 17th
Revell Ace Hardware Shopping
Center Parking Lot
1919 Spillway Rd. , Brandon, MS 39047
(Parking lot on Spillway Rd. near Hugh Ward Blvd. Intersection)
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Keep the Rez Beautiful &
&M Magnolia Data Solutions
Bring any unwanted electronics to the Revell Ace Parking Lot, Saturday, November 17th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Doing so will lighten the electronic waste from your homes and offices in an environmentally friendly and secure way!
Computers, All Computer Components, Desktop Copiers, Fax Machines, Radios, Televisions, Cell Phones, Desk Phones, VCR Players, DVD Players, Electronic Games, Monitors, Keyboards, Printers, Laptops, Scanners, Stereos/Radios, UPS
***There is a $5 charge per monitor & $15 charge per television***
This charge covers the cost incurred by Magnolia Data Solutions from recycling these items properly and in keeping with EPA requirements (i.e. shipping and weight for CRT tubes.) All items collected are properly recycled at Magnolia Data Solutions. Magnolia Data Solutions Is Mississippi’s only CERTIFIED and largest electronic recycler processing over 1.5 million pounds of e-Waste per year.
For more information on this e-Waste event, please contact Barrett White with Magnolia Data Solutions at (601) 919-0062, ext. 102 or email Barrett@MagnoliaDataSolutions.com or contact Jeannine May with Keep The Rez Beautiful at 601-421 – 6160 or email email@example.com