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America Recycles Day November 14

America Recycles Day November 14

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Think Globally, Act Locally for America Recycles Day!  BBVA Compass Stadium and the Houston Dynamo will host a FREE community recycling event to celebrate America Recycles Day on Saturday, November 14 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  The event will feature electronic recycling presented by Lone Star Recycling, battery recycling courtesy of Interstate All Battery Center, cell phone collection from 911 Cell Phone Bank, on-site document shredding presented by Southern Shred, used clothing and textile recycling courtesy of AER Cycle and collection of regular recycling items such as plastic, aluminum and cardboard. 

Fans are encouraged to bring recycling to the America Recycles Day Drop-Off Zone, located in Tailgating Parking Lot B, at the corner of Chartres and Texas Streets, where Houston Dynamo and BBVA Compass Stadium staff will be on-hand to assist with the removal of all items.  Lone Star Recycling will make a donation to Dynamo Charities based on the overall weight of electronic recycling collected during the event.

The first 40 participants will receive a reusable shopping bag filled with green items compliments of ABM Onsite.  All participants will receive a Menchie’s coupon for a FREE 5 oz. frozen yogurt; valid at participating locations. Participants can register to win the GRAND PRIZE drawing, a pair of tickets to attend a Houston Dynamo 2016 home game; restrictions apply*. 

*Tickets must be secured in advance for a mutually agreeable game and picked up on the event date at the box office.  Not valid for 2016 home opening match, Dynamo Charities Cup, international friendly matches or 2016 playoff games.

 

Recycling Items Accepted

E-cycling is open to electronics that take a battery or plug into an electrical outlet: computers (flat screen monitors only, no tube monitors/TVs), laptops & accessories, printers, toner cartridges, gaming devices, CDs, DVDs and more; free data destruction is offered with recycled computers. Battery recycling includes, but is not limited to auto, truck, marine, golf cart, lawn & garden (SLI), alarm & gate (SLA), tool batteries, laptop and rechargeable batteries. Regular recycling will also be accepted on site and includes plastic, aluminum, glass, cardboard and paper.

Cell phone recycling is available to donate old phones to law enforcement and affiliated victims services agencies through 911 Cell Phone Bank. Click here to learn how to erase cell phone content.

America Recycles Day at BBVA Compass Stadium is brought to you by AEG1Earth, BBVA Compass Stadium, the Houston Dynamo, Lone Star Recycling, Southern Shred, Interstate All Battery Center, Keep Houston Beautiful, EaDo, AER Cycle, ABM, Bullshirts and Menchie’s.

In addition to the community recycling event, Texas Southern University will host Alcorn State in the final game of the 2015 college football season.  Kick-off is at 1 p.m. Tickets start at $18 and available online or at the box office, open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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