This Friday marks the last day that Papalote will be accepting recyclable materials on campus. For those of you wondering where we should now take our recycling, please read the following information from el Dirección del Medio Ambiente.

Who:    Everyone
What:   Local Recycling Center
When:  The 1st Friday of each month, 9am - 1pm
Where: The Municipal Plaza in Playa del Carmen, Ave. 20 between calles 8 and 10
Why:    To help preserve our small piece of paradise!
How:     Bring the following materials to the collection area in front of the Municipal Plaza the first Friday of every month, between 9am and 1pm.

The following items will be accepted:

Plastics (PET) - clear plastics, water bottles etc.
Paper - must not have crayon on it or other oily substances
Cardboard - clean with no food oils or residue
Old Electronics
Scrap Metal
Aluminum - cans, clean foil etc.
Used Cooking Oil - in a sealed container

Please be sure all your recycled materials are clean and dry.

The following locations will also be accepting Recyclable Materials

Puerto Aventuras - The Skateboard Park
Akumal - El Centro Ecologico Akumal
Tulum - La Casa de La Cultura