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Metal drive a big success for Methow Recycles

Metal drive a big success for Methow Recycles

Methow Recycles staged another successful metal drive last weekend, with 219 visitors donating 64 tons of recoverable scrap metal on Saturday and Sunday, according to Executive Director Betsy Cushman. Scrap metal brought to the drive will be sold and remade into new products, with proceeds helping fund Methow Recycles programs to promote waste reduction, materials...
Help clean up the valley during Earth Week 2015

Help clean up the valley during Earth Week 2015

Earth Day is coming up next week on April 22, so Methow Recycles has designated April 18 – 25 as “Earth Week” to encourage everyone to help clean up one little corner of the community.
LBHS students learn about recycling, landfill processes

LBHS students learn about recycling, landfill processes

Thirty-nine Liberty Bell High School science students saw first-hand how and how much solid waste is handled in the Methow Valley on a March 31 field trip to Methow Recycles and the Okanogan County central landfill, according to a Methow Recycles press release. The field trip followed recycling-related lessons with Methow Recycles plant manager Susan...
Home school students make a colorful mural out of bottle caps

Home school students make a colorful mural out of bottle caps

Students in the Methow Valley School District’s REACH program (Responsive Education Alternatives for Children at Home) are putting the finishing touches on a collaborative art piece that utilizes recycled plastic bottle caps to create a work of beauty. The result is a large mural titled “Methow Valley Sunset” that will soon be hung at Methow...
Arts briefs: April 1, 2015

Arts briefs: April 1, 2015

Life drawing class A four-week class in life drawing, with instructor Robin Nelson-Wicks, begins April 16 at Confluence Gallery in Twisp and continues for the following three Thursdays. The classes are from 6 – 8 p.m. Cost is $80 for the series. Live models will be part of the instruction. For more information and to register, call...
Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

The Methow Valley Fund, managed by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, has recently awarded $70,480 in grants to Methow Valley nonprofits. Established in 2006, the Methow Valley Fund provides grant funding to charitable organizations that are meeting needs and developing strong, sustainable programs that enhance the Methow Valley. The fund is advised by...

Recycle metal fire debris

Methow Recycles, Cascade Concrete and local volunteers are teaming up to help people clean up and recycle metal debris from the Carlton Complex Fire. Organizers of the program can help make arrangements for collecting and recycling roofing, appliances, farm equipment or vehicles. Proceeds from the metal go to the homeowner or to Methow Recycles to...
Curbside glass pick-up phased out

Curbside glass pick-up phased out

By Laurelle Walsh

Glass is no longer part of WasteWise Methow’s curbside recycling program, but Methow Recycles still accepts glass and puts it to good use locally. Although the valley’s sanitation company, WasteWise …

Methow Recycles considers offering building materials for reuse

Methow Recycles considers offering building materials for reuse

Interested in reusing building materials? Methow Recycles wants to know. Methow Recycles is soliciting opinions on the potential for a service that would allow people to reuse building materials. The service would allow people to donate reusable building materials to a reuse center, where the materials would be sold at a low price. Materials could...
Recycle metal scrap from fires

Recycle metal scrap from fires

Methow Recycles is teaming up with Cascade Concrete and local contractors to help residents who lost their homes to fire deal with metal material left in the ashes, such as roofing, appliances, farm equipment, vehicles or other metal that has value. Homeowners can receive payment for the metal, or can direct the proceeds to Methow...