Note: This is a rerun of a column last year with a couple of changes.
1. Where and when was the first recycling collection in Flin Flon?
2. The Recycling Centre has had ___ homes on Timber Lane?
3. Which volunteer offered to help in 1993 and did almost every day for the next 15 years?
4. What is the name of the recycling symbol with three arrows?
5. Plastic bags and # _____ plastic are not recyclable locally.
6. What colour are the bags used for curbside recycling service in Flin Flon?
7. Who retired in 2013 after 12 years as administrator of the Recycling Centre?
8. What percentage of revenue came from selling recyclables in 2014? 50%, 27%, 6%, 88%.
9. The best year for recycling was 2007 when ____ metric tons (tonnes) was recycled.
10. Who owns the Recycling Centre?
1. Paper was collected at Ross Lake Market Garden in November, 1992.
2. Three: # 7 from December 1994 to July 1996, #6 from August 1996 to March 2004. Its current location is 9 Timber Lane.
3. Bob Fortier’s work is a major reason there is a community recycling program today.
4. Mobius Loop
5. #6 plastic including Styrofoam.
6. Red recycling bags are available at the Gas Bar, Acklands, Super K, Coop, Eddies, Pharmasave, The Dollar Store and Recycling Centre for $3.50. 2 more bags/boxes will also be picked up.
7. Doreen Murray was the third and longest serving Administrator, guiding recycling through many challenges and changes.
8. Six percent.
9. 500 – The free curbside and business pickups were suspended that year as they were not sustainable, then reinstated with a fee.
10. No one. It is owned by the Flin Flon & District Environment Council, Inc., a non-profit corporation.