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America Recycles Day Coat Drive and Events!

Special ARD Green Drinks at The Staggering Ox!

Join S.A.V.E. and Green Drinks Helena on Tuesday, November 18th from 6-8pm at The Staggering Ox for our annual America Recycles Day party! Celebrating all things recycling, we'll have live music, recycled crafts, raffle prizes, and tons of local information on recycling in Helena. Click here to download a flyer to post in your office!

This event is also a drop-off site for the 2014 Winter Coat Drive benefiting God's Love and Good Samaritan, so bring a gently used coat you no longer wear to pass on to our neighbors in need!

2014 Winter Coat Drive Partners with S.A.V.E. for America Recycles Day

S.A.V.E. is helping out with the Winter Coat Drive this year! Partnering with the Lewis & Clark County Green Team and Recycle Montana, S.A.V.E. will be collecting coats at community events for America Recycles Day. The special drop-off events will be:

Carroll College Football Game, November 15th 10am-3pm (specific location TBA)

America Recycles Day Community Celebration, November 18th 6-8pm at The Staggering Ox

Other local locations listed here are collecting coats from October 20th - November 15th. Look for specially marked barrels around town to pass on your gently-used coats you no longer wear to those in need. Click here to download a flyer to post in your office!

In the spirit of re-use, please help us keep everyone warm this winter!

SAVE's Transit Blog!

Working to Improve Public and Non-Motorized Transportation in Helena

SAVE’s Transit Blog includes articles, on the ground insite, and safety tips for transportation alternative to get around Helena. This is the definitive source for updates and ways to get involved with community efforts in Helena for public transportation and non-motorized recreation and travel. Drop us a line at 449-6008 or with any transit questions.

Plastics Recycling at the Helena Transfer Station!

The City of Transfer Station is now collecting type 1 and type 2 plastics. Click here for details!

S.A.V.E.'s Plastics guidelines with picture examples here.

S.A.V.E. would like to thank Tri-County Disposal, City of Helena, Pacific Steel & Recycling, General Services of the State of Montana, the Montana Beverage Association, Carroll College, and our volunteers for a long history of making plastic recycling events successful and paving the way for a permanent program. Click here to download the results of S.A.V.E.'s plastics recycling survey conducted at the March 2014 Plastics Drive and online over the last few months.

We appreciate all of your support Helena!

About SAVE

The Student Advocates for Valuing the Environment Foundation leads the way in finding tangible solutions to protect our environment through Daily Habits, awareness, and policy. Over the last few years we have brought plastics recycling to Helena, crossed the state with Biodiesel Montana, passed important conservation legislation such as making gray water legal, and more.

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