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Berrien Co & Lake Michigan College hold recycling program


Berrien County and Lake Michigan College held their 4th annual Reduce Reuse and Recycle event Wednesday.

They take donations like electronics, shoes, eye glasses and books. As well as household hazardous waste, and Styrofoam. They also provide a document shredder.

Some 540 cars show up to take advantage each year.

Jill Adams, an environmental specialist for Berrien county says, "Berrien County has the recycling expertise, and the college has plenty of space and volunteers, willing workers and it was just a good partnership"

Pam McVay, director of Student Life at Lake Michigan College says, "It's great. I love it. I think it's wonderful our students love being busy and helping and giving back. So it's perfect."

About 100 Lake Michigan College students volunteered at the event.

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