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posted: 6/11/2014 12:52 PM

Bring your recyclables to Buffalo Grove Green Fair

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Submitted by Buffalo Grove Park District

The third annual Buffalo Grove Green Fair, sponsored by the Buffalo Grove Park District's Environmental Action Team, will be from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at Mike Rylko Community Park, 951 McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove, next to the farmers market.

This free event for the whole family will provide information and activities to help residents learn about the small steps they can all take at home, work and in the community to improve our environment and make Buffalo Grove a greener and healthier place to live.

The fair will be collecting the following items for proper recycling or repurposing:

• Small electronics (see website for full list)

• Bicycles and bike parts

• Eyeglasses and hearing aids

• Keys

• Shoes (all types)

• Crayons (any condition)

• Books

• Clothing

• Household batteries

• CFL light bulbs

• CDs, DVDs, game disks

• Used knives, scissors and other blades

Visit for a complete list of exhibits and activities. For information, contact Martha Weiss at (847) 850-2104 or