RESOLUTION NO. RS2000-380
A resolution proclaiming October 21, 2000, as America Recycles Day in Nashville and Davidson County.
WHEREAS, this year marks the 4th annual celebration of America Recycles Day; and
WHEREAS, to focus Nashville/Davidson Countys attention on the importance of recycling and closing the loop, businesses, industries, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and individuals have joined together to celebrate America Recycles Day and are encouraging their employers, staff, customers, membership and all citizens to pledge to buy more recycled-content products starting on October 21st; and
WHEREAS, participating in America Recycles Day is one way citizens can help raise awareness about the need to reduce waste by reusing, recycling and buying recycled products; and
WHEREAS, the theme of America Recycles Day is "For Our Childrens Future Buy Recycled Today"; and
WHEREAS, state and community leaders need to spread the word about the excellent recycling programs they have established, the growth of markets for recyclable materials, and the importance of buying recycled products.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. The Metropolitan County Council hereby goes on record as proclaiming October 21, 2000, as America Recycles Day in Nashville and Davidson County.
SECTION 2. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as encouraging the businesses, industries, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and individuals to pledge their support of waste reduction by reusing, recycling and buying recycled products.
SECTION 3. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Don Knoch, Don Majors & Ginger Hausser
|Referred to:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Introduced:||October 17, 2000|
|Adopted:||October 17, 2000|
|Approved:||October 18, 2000|