Tree recycling program adds electronics this year.
Need to get rid of that Christmas tree? The City of Johns Creek and Keep North Fulton Beautiful are hosting "Bring One for the Chipper" Saturday, Jan. 5, at The Home Depot on State Bridge Road. Residents can also bring old lights and ornaments as long as they are already off the trees. New this year is a chance to recycle electronics at the same time. “Traditionally, this has been about recycling Christmas trees, but our electronics recycling days are among our more popular events,” said Johns Creek Solid Waste Manager James Swope. “We thought that a lot of people would be getting new electronic gadgets, and this offers people an environmentally safe way to recycle of their old electronics. So we’re doing Christmas trees and electronics…
Group's goal is to create a photographic display of Johns Creek's native fishes.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Thursday, July 12, 2012
This Saturday morning, July 14, a group of volunteers from Keep Johns Creek Beautiful, the North American Native Fishes Association (NANFA), and the Atlanta Area Aquarium Association will return to Johns Creek to continue with the identification and documentation of the various fishes found in our local waterway. The group's ultimate goal is to create a visual photographic display of Johns Creek’s native fishes that will have a permanent home at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve, and can be used for environmental education. Johns Creek, the waterway that is the namesake of the City of Johns Creek, is a tributary of the Chattahoochee River, and is home to numerous species of fishes native to the area. In April, volunteers cleaned up a one-mile…