Help reduce the amount of horticultural waste in landfills by recycling your plastic garden pots, polystyrene cell packs and trays at the
! The Garden’s Plastic Pot Recycling Program will come to a close for the season on Sept. 30. To date, the program has saved over 850,000 pounds, or 425 tons, of horticultural waste from landfills. Please shake soil and rocks out of containers and remove all metal hangers, rings or other foreign materials – no plastic bags or clay pots are accepted. Ten area garden centers serve as satellite collection sites; visit the Plastic Pot Recycling web site for locations. Missouri Botanical Garden
Monsanto Center at the , 4500 Shaw Blvd. at Vandeventer; visit Web site for satellite collection locations Missouri Botanical Garden
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Sept. 30
; St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management Missouri Botanical Garden
District; Missouri Department of Natural Resources; Monrovia Growers, Inc.
INFO: www.plasticpotrecycling.org; (314) 577-5100 or 1-800-642-8842 toll free