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Date:
August 5, 2022
Time:
5:30 PM
Location:

El Cerrito Recycling Center

Address:
7501 Schmidt Lane
El Cerrito, CA 94530
Contact:
510-215-4350
Email:
Cost:
FREE
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Recycling Center 50th Anniversary Event

Friday, August 5, 2022

On August 5, 50 years to the day from when El Cerrito’s Recycling Center first accepted donations, join the Environmental Quality Committee and the El Cerrito Historical Society at 5:30 p.m. in commemorating the Center’s 50th Anniversary at the Recycling Center located at 7501 Schmidt Lane. The event will also honor the late Joel Witherell, who oversaw the Center from 1973-1993. Speakers will include two of the founders, Gregg Cook and Ken Little; the engineer who built the original glass crusher, Allan Gardiner; former Recycling Center manager, Becky Dowdakin; longtime Operations Manager, Mario Gonzalez; and Witherell’s daughter, Sarah Steele. Enjoy live music using upcycled instruments by current El Cerrito Creative Reuse artist-in-residence, Steve Zwetsch. Hands-on art making for all ages hosted by former Recycling Center resident artists Kloe Chan and Risa Dye. Plus: Snacks and beverages. For more information, contact Dave Weinstein by email at davidsweinstein@yahoo.com.

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