Waukesha - The public can attend a free open house from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Waukesha County Materials Recycling Facility, 220 S. Prairie Ave.
The event, held every year, allows visitors to see how 100 tons per day of glass, cans, paper, plastic and other recyclables are prepared for market. New products that are made from recyclables will be on display, and information about recycling's impact on jobs, taxes, energy and natural resources will be available.
Refreshments will be served and prize drawings held. Blue recycling bins will also be available for free, as long as they last. The open house events celebrates America Recycles Day.