Recycling Totals

Posted & filed under Events, Keep Hammond Beautiful, News.

We have received the figures from LEI, Environmental Industries, Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council (CACRC) and the results are in!! We collected 14 tons of waste at the May 7th event bringing the grand total to over 214 tons over the past 12 years and 22 Recycling Day Events.

Thanks to all the City employees and volunteers for another job well done!!!!


Recycling Day Totals May 2016


North Oak Park Community Build Day

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The City of Hammond would like to thank all of the sponsors and volunteers of  the North Oak Playground Community Build that took place May 13–14, 2016.  More than 75 volunteers from the Hammond community turned out for the build days—working together to assemble the 1,500-square-foot playground far ahead of schedule and helping to pick up litter around North Oak Park. The completed playground will open Sunday, May 29, 2016.  A very special thank you to all of our sponsors:

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Hammond Firefighters Union (Local 2361)
Hammond Kiwanis Club
Hammond Union of Police, Local 345
Jimmy John’s
Kentwood Springs Water
Lamar Outdoor Advertising
Pioneer Products
Raising Cane’s
Southeastern Women’s Tennis
Southeastern Softball
University Donuts