Are You Recycling Right Program

This article ran in the Sakonnet Times about an event organized by Nancy Clark and the Program Committee:

Are You Recycling Right? Program April 18, 2018

Wednesday at 7:00pmAre You Recycling Right? Program April 18, 2018

Little Compton Community Center, The Commons, Little Compton, RI 02837

By Claire Johnson

Are You Recycling Right? Program April 18

The Little Compton Garden Club, the Sogkonate Garden Club, and the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (Resource Recovery)  invite residents to attend an interactive presentation on Wednesday, April 18th at 7:00 p.m. at the Little Compton Community Center. Pat Perry, one of Resource Recovery’s lively educators and speakers, will present information on all the proper ways to recycle.  Popular questions such as: Do I leave the top on my orange juice carton? Do I flatten my milk carton? Can I recycle my containers for take out food? Can birthday wrapping paper be recycled? will be answered along with many others. All ages are welcome to come and learn how to better save our landfills and recycle regularly!  The program is FREE and open to the public.

For questions regarding the program, contact Nancy Clark of the Little Compton Garden Club, 617-962-5482, or Shirley Hardison of the Sogkonate Garden Club, 401-443-0075, or visit the SGC website,

About the Little Compton Garden Club

The Little Compton Garden Club, of Little Compton, Rhode Island was founded in 1924 by a group of women who were passionate about gardening, horticulture and conservation. The LCGC became a member of the Garden Club of America in 1952 and shares its goals to protect and preserve our environment, as well as create awareness of existing environmental challenges that need to be addressed.

About the Sogkonate Garden Club

The Sogkonate Garden Club of Little Compton, RI, was founded in 1975. Its goals are civic beautification, the preservation and cultivation of both natural habitats and resources, and care and understanding of the environment.  SGC is a member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc., and the RI Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.

About Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation

Resource Recovery is the quasi-public agency dedicated to providing Rhode Islanders with safe, environmentally compliant, clean, and cost effective waste and recycling services. The agency operates the state’s Materials Recycling Facility, Leaf and Yard Compost, Eco-Depot, and Central Landfill, and provides free programs and services to help the RI community manage materials more sustainably. If you’re interested in learning more about Resource Recovery’s public presentations, visit: