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Community briefs: June 4, 2014

Community briefs: June 4, 2014

This week: ‘Weed-a-thon’ fundraiser for LBHS students on Thursday, June 5, Metal drive continues Saturday and Vacation Bible school in July.
Heavy metal 

Heavy metal 

Volunteers Don McIvor (in truck) and Steve Oulman unload a washing machine at last Sunday’s Methow Recycles metal drive. The next drive is set for June 7.
Metal drive starts Sunday

Metal drive starts Sunday

The Methow Recycles annual metal drive starts Sunday (May 25) with free drop-off of most scrap metals from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Cascade Concrete on Horizon Flats Road in Winthrop. The second day of the drive will be June 7. Acceptable materials include appliances, “things with engines” (farm, garden and lawn equipment), wire, cable, pipe,...
Sorting it out for Earth Day

Sorting it out for Earth Day

Methow Recycles Plant Manager Susan Ernsdorff, left, WasteWise Methow owner Casey Bouchard, and volunteer litter picker-uppers Jane Hubrig and Kris Borgias sort litter picked up off valley roadsides on Saturday at the Winthrop Town Trailhead

Got plastic? You can recycle more of it now

Methow Recycles and WasteWise are now able to recycle a much wider variety of plastic products as well as milk, juice and soup boxes. “The most frequently heard question from Methow Recycles’ customers is, ‘why can’t I recycle my yogurt tubs, lettuce boxes and milk cartons,’” said Susan Ernsdorff, plant manager for Methow Recycles. Now...

Community briefs: March 5, 2014

This week: Recycle some big metal, Beer and bikes and Options for long-term care
Glass and gravel: alliance helps solve problem

Glass and gravel: alliance helps solve problem

By Laurelle Walsh
Two valley businesses, Cascade Concrete in Winthrop and Methow Recycles in Twisp, joined forces last year to find a new solution to the problem of glass recycling in the Methow. Locally discarded glass …

Hubrig, Havens named to Methow Recycles board

Methow Recycles has named valley residents Jane Hubrig and Walt Havens to its board of directors. Hubrig moved to the Methow Valley full-time in 2008 with her husband, Kris, and daughters Larkin and Sage. She is the managing director at The Merc Playhouse and serves on the board of the Twisp Chamber of Commerce. Before...
County cleans up with free tire recycling

County cleans up with free tire recycling

By Marcy Stamper
By the end of the day, the tire pile at Methow Recycles contained one tire for every two people in the Methow Valley.

Get rid of old tires at Methow Recycles Saturday

By Ann McCreary
Old tires can be recycled at no charge on Saturday (Nov. 2) at Methow Recycles in Twisp through a program coordinated by Okanogan County Public Health.