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First Annual UNLV Recycling Rebels Day

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, The Global Paint for Charity and UNLV’s Recyclin’ Rebels and its partners will host our first annual recycling event from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the university’s Thomas & Mack Center.

The event is free and open to the public. It will allow the community to drop off Paint, traditional recycling items, electronic waste, and paper files.

Additional event partners include Global Paint for Charity, UNLV Rebel Recycling, MGM Resorts International, Blind Center of Nevada, Units Moving and Portable Storage, and the students in the Harrah College of Hospitality course on events management.

The community is invited to bring their unwanted paper, plastic bottles/tubs, cardboard, glass, and aluminum. Paint and most electronic items will also be accepted, including computer and a/v equipment, cell phones, printers, cords, and most other electronics. CRT monitors, flat screen or tube/rear projection TVs, copiers, printers, alkaline or household batteries, and lamps/bulbs will not be accepted.

Our goal is to recycle 4,000 gallons!

Address: The University Thomas & Mack Center, 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154

WE TAKE:

LATEX PAINT

Interior and exterior latex paint

Water-based Paint

Flat, Gloss, Semi-Gloss, etc

WE CAN NOT TAKE

Paint thinners, stains, dry pigment, spackle

Oil paint cans

Rusted cans with less than

25% wet paint

For more information or to volunteer, please get in touch with Global Paint at info@globalpaints.org or call toll-free at 855-853-7772 or Heather Willden at heather.willden@unlv.edu or call 702-378-1877.

NOTE: We encourage our attendees to always stay in their vehicles to ensure safety.

Containers (Buckets or Cans of Paint) or boxes of quarts should be placed in the trunks or backs of vehicles, where Global Paint representatives and UNLV Rebels Volunteers will remove them.

Global Paint for Charity strongly believes that keeping the environment safe is a collective responsibility, and every citizen has a crucial role.

If you feel the urge to contribute to the healing process of mother earth, lend a helping hand to us. You can visit our website at www.globalpaints.org to learn how to help. Charity begins at home; let’s all be accountable for the damages caused by us to our environment and try to minimize it by conserving resources, reducing our ecological footprints, and supporting every initiative that aims to bring positive changes to our community.

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