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UOG celebrates America Recycles Day

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by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - Today, Guam was the first in the nation to Celebrate America Recycle's Day and at the University of Guam - UOG Green and the Center for Island Sustainability celebrated in style by hosting a fun day full of activities and information on 'going green'. UOG senior vice president for academy and student affairs Helen Whippy said, The University of Guam is happy to the be the first in the world to do America recycles day, we're where America day's begin and we're where America recycling begins so we're doing an educational outreach to students, staff and anybody in Mangilao that comes by."

People were given the chance to take the America Recycles Day Pledge and according to Whippy, on average over 31,000 people nation wide take the pledge and on Guam alone, one thousand people have already committed to recycling. To take the pledge, logon to AmericaRecyclesDay.org.

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