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Thursday is "America Recycles Day", a day recycling officials hope will bring more awareness about the importance of recycling.


Marika Smiley with Rethink Waste in the Environmental Center says Deschutes County residents do a pretty good job of recycling; but it could be better.  "We are actually ahead of the national trend here in Deschutes County. Our recycle rate is actually 45%, compares to the national rate of 34%. And continually here in Deschutes County we come up with new ways to recycle and reuse different supplies and products."


Smiley says recycling is a multibillion-dollar industry that employs millions of Americans.


She hopes people will visit their website:  www.rethinkwasteproject.org and sign a pledge to recycle more and enter to win some prizes.


Traffic & Weather

  • Reed Market Road closed at the RR Crossing, both directions, through October 6.
  • Lane Closure - Industrial Way (24 hrs. > 10/6)
  • Colorad Bridge will be closed for 6 weeks from October 5 until November 17.
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