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Upcoming E-Waste, Paint and Toxic Round Up

Events by Deanna Mitchener

The annual E-Waste, Paint and Toxic Round
May 3-June 3 Up was held May 6 at the Edson and District
The Red Brick Arts Recycle Depot and the Evansburg Recycle
Centre and Museum Centre.
presents: Hilary's
Happy Place – A Unwanted computers, printers, TV's, leftover
Mixed Media Art paint and containers, and household hazardous
Exhibit by Hilary waste were brought to the centres throughout the
Fosshiem May 3 to day.
June 3 Monday to Free refreshments, donuts, hot dogs,
Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 hamburgers, and draw prizes were waiting for
p.m. Extended hours the many environmental stewards bringing in the
Saturday May 27 1-3 materials for safe disposal.
p.m. with a live Chris Nielsen with Alberta Toxic Round Up
Alcohol Ink said, "In conjunction with Alberta Recycling
Demonstration. For Management Authority today is to highlight The Edson fire Department was present during the E-Toxic Roundup
more info contact the electronics and paint collection that are on May 6. Pictured are Duane Woodhouse, retired Fire Chief Bill Dann,
Red Brick at 780- Ian Scott, Sheldon Schram, David Lidstone, and Cody Hunter helping
723-3582 or visit us stewardship programs operated in the province. hoist some heavy electronics and lend a helping hand. photo Deanna
at 4818 7 Ave. These items are funded by the public. When they
purchase these materials they also pay for the Mitchener
May 14 end of life." "Electronics go back to their base Ann Auriat, manager of the
Mother's Day Alberta Management Authority is responsible materials such as metal, glass, and Recycle Depot, said, "It has been
Breakfast will be for holding the money when the consumer buys plastics. The server boards contain really steady today. We have been
held at the MacKay the product until it's needed. The material is copper elements and they go back doing this for the past 15 to 20 years
Community Hall 9:00 collected and sent to the Swan Hills Treatment for reuse. That whole process and each year is different."
a.m. – 12 Noon. Centre for proper disposal. happens here in Alberta, we do not
There will be "Oil based paint is being used as an alternative "I would like to thank everyone
hotcakes, sausages, fuel after it has been separated. Latex paints in send it away," said Nielsen."We send who came out to help with the day
scrambled eggs, usable form are turned into new paint and sold in out our product not scrap material." from volunteering, cooking, refilling
coffee, tea or juice. Alberta under the brand name of Eco which is "Paint containers, and some of the items, meeting and greeting people,
Call Karen for details 100% recycled paint. About two and a half plastics are reused and made into and helping with their recycling
at 780-795-2462 million liters of recycled paint has been put on dimensional lumber from 1x1 to 6x6 needs. They all do such an awesome
walls, including this facility here in Edson," said fence posts. That also happens here job and deserve a big thank you,"
May 18 Nielsen. in Alberta," said Nielsen. said Auriat.
Please join us at
Kate's Kitchen for a Collectables and more at Custom Cruisers Swap Meet
free lunch at St.
Catherine's Anglican
Church from 11:30 by Deanna Mitchener "People can also register to become at Bannister as they have invited us
a.m. – 1:00 p.m. All car club members or renew to bring one of our vehicles each
welcome! Car and truck enthusiasts gathered at Repsol memberships —with that you get week and they will put it up on
Place on May 6 for the Custom Cruisers Swap some really good discounts. their pedestal as a feature. And not
May 19 Meet. The club has some travelling lined just Chev products, it would be all
No school arts and Whether looking to buy or sell hard to find up throughout the season. We are the Car Club member items on
games takes place at classic automobile parts, tools, or gas and oil heading out to Memory Lane and display," said Pellerin.
the Red Brick Centre memorabilia —this was the place to be. Tea House Museum in Nojack and "Our Big Show N' Shine is set for
from 8:15 a.m.-3 Enthusiasts shared stories and showed off their plan on going out to Robb and August 12 at Centennial Park. This
p.m. Come spend the collections. "It's a great opportunity for people to Hinton. We have a special trip up to year we have members from the
day crafting, creating sell some parts they have been hanging onto and see residents at Parkland Lodge as Edmonton Mopar Association
yummy snacks, they always enjoy seeing the old
playing games and tripping over to others looking to buy. We have a cars," said Pellerin. saying they are coming down for
winning prizes. Let's free draw package for some auto detailing," said "Parkland High School would like the Show N' Shine. We are
get ready for Gerry Chapland. us to come to their automotive shop planning for a large turnout," said
summertime and Gerald Pellerin with the Custom Cruisers, said, class with our cars. Also keep watch Pellerin.
paint bird houses,
garden rocks and
make our own pocket
games. Play “Peel the
Onion”, Candy
Bingo, Charades and
more! For lunch we
will be making
create-your-own pita
pizzas and fruit
kebabs. Registration
fee is $30 and people
can register online at or in
person at Repsol
Place Guest Services.
Please call 780-723-
7665 for more
information or for
help registering

See Classified Page for The Knights of Columbus from Sacred Heart Church were set up serving food and beverages outside Repsol Place in
monthly meetings support of the Annual Custom Cruisers Swap Meet. Norbert Desrosiers, Danny Pedneault, and Mike Steffler working
and activities
the booth. photo Deanna Mitchener
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