Homeless shelter reaches recycling milestone

Posted: Monday, June 14, 2010

FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks homeless shelter has reached a milestone in recycling.

The Fairbanks Rescue Mission on Saturday collected its one-millionth pound of recyclables.

The Fairbanks Rescue Mission Recycling Center bills itself as the most comprehensive recycling program in the Fairbanks North Star Borough.

The operation provides a place for rescue mission clients to sharpen job skills and learn new skills, including driving a forklift.

Mission director Rodney Gaskins says paper is hauled to Anchorage and sold. Aluminum is sold locally.

Proceeds help sustain the recycling and job training program at the mission.

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