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Volunteers needed for Franklin County Fair Recycle/ Compost Program

posted Aug 23, 2012, 1:06 PM by Corey Haynes

Volunteers needed for:

Franklin County Fair Recycle/ Compost Program
Fair Dates: September 6 - 9, 2012
Volunteers needed: September 5-11, 2012

Recycling volunteers will:

  • get into the Fair for free!
  • get a free T-shirt!
  • collect recyclables and compostables from designated bins
  • sort and process materials
  • monitor compost bins
  • have fun and enjoy the fair while protecting our environment (Last year we recycled and composted 40 cubic yards, totaling more than 2 tons of material, but there is more to be done as the Fair still only recycles 30% of its waste.)

Recycling volunteers enter the fair for free on the day they volunteer and can enjoy the fair before or after their 4-hour shift and during their shift break. Volunteers must be confirmed before the event: anyone who shows up without prior confirmation will have to pay to enter the fair. Please try to sign up by Wed 9/5, 5 pm.

Volunteers also needed to set up and breakdown before and after the Fair, on Wed. Sept. 5th and Monday Sept. 10th.

To sign up:

See the "Doodle" volunteer schedule and sign up at: (For the “Doodle” sign up, make sure you are using “Table View” and click on the accordion in the middle of the schedule to see the whole week. Please email me after you sign up so I can send confirmation and instructions.)

Or, email me, Amy Donovan, Program Director, Franklin County Solid Waste Management District;, or (my least preferred method) call me at 413-772-2438.

You may certainly sign up to help out more than once! If the Doodle schedule is filled up for a particular time slot, email me to see if I still need more people. (However, I always have too many people on Saturday from 10-2, and not enough for the evening shifts.)

More info on the fair at: