Ten members of the Rushville Chapter DAR met at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the home of Libby Smith. The opening ritual was conducted by Pat Carrigan. Patty Caudill read the National Defense Report. The treasurer’s report was given by Libby Smith. Refreshments were provided by Phyllis Fecher and Karen Smith.
Carole Yeend, district director of the Rush County Solid Waste Management District gave a program about recycling in Rush County and keeping our environment in balance. The recycling program in Rush County consists of curb-side recycling pick-up. Items for pick-up include paper, plastic container and bottles, aluminum cans, foil pans, steel cans, pet food cans, glass bottles and jars of all colors.
Unwanted pharmaceuticals should not be flushed or thrown away. These items can be turned into the Rushville Police Department at no cost and with no questions.
Rush County offers a monthly Tox-Away Center the first Saturday of every month. Toxic items such as electronics, CFC appliances, CFL and fluorescent bulbs, poisons, herbicides, insecticides, aerosols, automotive fluids, thinners, roof coating, asphalt sealers and oil based paints are accepted. Tires are collected on special days.
For more information on recycling in Rush County visit www.cleangreenrush.org.