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Calendar of Events

Monday, Feb. 19 -- Clark County Recycling Center closed for Presidents Day holiday.

Tuesday, Feb. 20 -- Registration opens for the Great American Cleanup. Your cleanup must take place from March 1 through May 31. For information, call Linda Mitchell at 521-2023.

Friday, Feb. 23 -- Last day for teachers to submit requests for grocery bags to participate in the Earth Day Groceries Project.

Thursday, March 1 -- Deadline for submissions to KCCB art contest for high school students. See article on home page.

March 1-May 31 -- Great American Cleanup in Clark County. KCCB provides trash bags, gloves, and a token prize to volunteers who clean up public places. To register, call Linda Mitchell at 521-2023.

Saturday, March 3,  9 a.m.-noon -- Clark County Recycling Center open for Specialty Recycling.

Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m. -- Hitting Pay Dirt With Composting workshop at National Trail office, 1301 Mitchell Blvd. Register by March 15 at the National Trail site, ntprd.org. Go to Adult Programs under Programs and Events.

Medications can be taken to drop-off boxes

Clark County residents have several options for getting rid of unwanted medications, as summarized below or in this flyer.

The Springfield Police Division has installed a Drug Drop Box at the division headquarters, 130 N. Fountain Ave. The box is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to dispose of all pills, patches, and liquids in sealed containers. Needles and syringes are not accepted. For information about this program, call 324-7685.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office accepts all prescription medications, except for needles and syringes, at the East District Office, 3130 E. Main St., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed holidays). For information about this program, call Sgt. Ralph Underwood, 521-2100.

The German Township Police Department also offers a drug take-back box that is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon at 3940 Lawrenceville Drive. For information about this program, call 964-9105.

The village of Enon accepts any medications, except for liquids, in the Government Center lobby, 363 E. Main St. The drop box is available any time the center is open, usually Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Recycling Center takes technotrash

The Clark County Recycling Center accepts small electronic items, such as CDs, printer cartridges, MP3 players, hard drives, flash drive, and VHS and audio tapes. There's no charge for placing items in the boxes located in our warehouse at our 1602 W. Main St. facility.

These items go to a company that provides secured, audited disposal of electronic media and recycles the resulting material to make various products.

Visit KCCB on Facebook

Keep Clark County Beautiful has a page on Facebook. The page has tips on ways to reduce your waste and photo galleries of KCCB's projects, such as the Graffiti Removal Unit and the Keep Clark County Beautiful show for schools. Become a fan and check us out!