Saturday Recycling Crafts are offered one Saturday morning per month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, September through June. Individuals and families can drop in for a FREE 30 to 60-minute activity. Pre-registration is encouraged, especially for groups of 5+. Please pre-register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to ass
Events will generally be held at the Ann Arbor District Library (AADL) Westgate Branch. The AADL Westgate Branch is located at 2503 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, MI. The library is located in the Westgate Shopping Center, additional parking behind the building.
2018-2019 school year events will be announced soon. See below for a sampling of last year's activities.
Illustrate what you love about reduce, reuse, recycle on your own reusable sandwich bag.
Create your own beautiful, spooky, or silly recycled paper mask.
Add sparkle to your holiday table with your own mosaic tile created with clay, glass, beads, buttons, and shells.
Create light bulb trinkets and decorative packaging out of common household items.
Transform plastic containers into winter feeders and shelters for backyard wildlife, and use alternatives to plastic to create compostable ones.
Brighten dark winter days with a bit of music by designing your own instrument with reused and recycled materials.
Bring your favorite old t-shirt or select from our colorful collection, and we will help you create your very own reusable bag to replace plastic bag waste.
Take home your own handcrafted compostable pot and native plant seedling. We will share recipes for generating rich compost and give you the opportunity to observe some of nature's recyclers up close.
Mixed material items like e-waste cannot be put in your curbside cart, but how we handle e-waste has a big impact on our environment. Use those items that do not belong in your recycling cart to create recycled robots.
Join us for a party demonstrating alternative ways you can celebrate by using recycled or reusable items. Use compostable materials to create decorations that you can take home for your next summer celebration.
Published on September 19, 2017