The city of McKinney Environmental Education Department has joined with Progressive Waste Solutions and the city of Frisco to host the fourth annual Recycling is Fun Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., October 13, a school holiday for both districts.
At Recycling is Fun Day, students and parents can tour the LEED-certified material recovery facility on the Progressive Waste Solutions campus during hours of operation to see the recycling process in action from the observation deck and visit a variety of green exhibits in the parking lot. There will be more than 20 exhibitors, including game booths teaching water pollution prevention and other topics related to taking care of the environment. Preregistration is strongly encouraged.
Admission is free, but everyone is encouraged to bring canned food for the Scare Away Hunger campaign sponsored by 3e. Location: IESI Progressive Waste Solutions, 2138 Country Lane. Register (advised) at MckinneyTexas.org/recyclingisfun.