The Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri Environmental Department

Events and Important Dates

Earth Day 

Thursday April 19, 2018

 The Environmental Office here at the Sac and Fox Nations in Reserve, KS is hosting Earth Day 2018 Located at the Sac and Fox Community Building on April 19, 2018 from 10 am to 2 pm (402 North Arch, Reserve, KS).  This event has been developed for first grade students from Sacred Heart and Hiawatha USD 415.



Need to do some spring cleaning? Falls City is holding a clean up event!

Community Clean Up, April 15 & 16, 2015!

City of Falls City sponsored (mostly!) FREE        

@  Hamilton’s Recycling & Disposal Center  Friday, April 15: 8am-7PM,

Saturday, April 16: 8am-3PM 6th & Stone

Call for help: Will move heavy items & appliances $10 – $20 from your home or business. Call to arrange an appointment by: 402.801-2241

All metals & trash & large items & recycling: too big for personal trash removal: appliances, furniture, metals, grills, wood, etc.     TIRES: CAR & PICK-UP  $22 lawnmower/atv $1, SEMI $5

 NOW PAPER SHREDDING: $5 or $10 or $50 by quantity                                                 

SCREENS OR MONITORS: $5 EACH        

 GO GREEN: THINGS THAT CAN BE RECYCLED

All items to be CLEAN & SORTED– that is important!   Items accepted:  ALL ELECTRONICS, USED OIL, OIL FILTERS, AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES, glass (all colors), plastics 1s & 2s, cardboard, magazines, catalogs, newspapers, aluminum, tin cans, and scrap metals of all kinds . NOW ACCEPTING  CLEAN CLOTHING  & SHOES  & PURSES !                           Thank you, Carol and RJ!         

 

TRASH BURNING IS A HEALTH HAZARD! Read about it: it may be making your family & pets sick – be a good neighbor.

Earth Day 46, 2016, “It’s Our Turn to Lead”. What can your family do to help?                                                                 Think about it…

Prescriptions & illegal drugs and paraphernalia: @the Richardson County Courthouse 18th & Harlan ST -Main floor box anytime!                              Sponsored by Sheriff Pounds  AMNESTY!

Other Recycling options:

PLASTIC BAGS: Sun Mart 1900 Harlan ST & Shopko 13 Stone ST inside stores, thank you

USED CELLULAR PHONES: Sacred Heart School,  Verizon Store

METALS: & TIRES($2.50 EACH): Koelzer Salvage 613 West Martin ST, Rulo appliances (all kinds) cars and machinery, cookware, cans

FLAGS & RECHARGABLE BATTERIES: Farm & City Supply 2618 Harlan ST

INKJET & TONER CARTRIDGES: Wolfe’s  Printing & Office Supply 1607 Stone ST, Sacred heart School (+ MP3 players & digital cameras

KILL-A-WATT: Discover how much electricity and money your common household items are using! Watt detectors are available for checkout at the Falls City Library & Arts Center, for more information contact OPPD’s Energy Advisor @ oppd.com/wattdetector

EYEGLASSES:  Dr. McPeak’s office 1823 Chase Street

OTHER IDEAS: Use less water, take reusable bags and backpacks when shopping or going to the library, try to grow some of your own food or shop @ Farmer’s Markets so your food is produced locally, use a travel mug or thermos instead of plastic bottles, turn things off when not in use, walk where you want to go, or ride a bicycle!

No Salvation Army Collection or Goodwill collection this time! Curbside Shopping: Useful items may be put @ the curb with a “free” sign.   It is  called “freecycle”! Or post on Facebook, Craigslist or RC Swap & Talk sites.

Next collection!: 3rd weekend October, 2016! Falls City, Nebraska, REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE, READ!