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Jacksonville Zoo Announces Five Dollar Discount to E-Waste Recyclers
January 12 & 13, 2013
January 08, 2013 - Jacksonville, Fl -
On Saturday and Sunday, January 12 and 13, 2013, the Jacksonville Zoo is offering each visitor, who brings in recyclable electronic items, a $5 off coupon on one general Zoo admission ticket. Electronic items to be recycled include anything that plugs in or runs on electricity, except old non-flat screen TVs. The Zoo will take old cell phones, flat screen TVs, digital cameras, VCRs, DVD players, laptops, computers, CD players and more. Simply stop by the Green Team booth on your way to the Main Camp ticket booths to turn in your recycling and receive the coupon. Ink cartridges can also be turned in, but are excluded from the offer.
For nearly a century, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has been dedicated to inspiring the discovery and appreciation of wildlife through innovative experiences in a caring environment. Starting in 1914 with an animal collection that consisted of one red deer fawn, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens now has more than 1,800 rare and exotic animals and 1,000 plants. It has won national acclaim for its South American Range of the Jaguar exhibit and has the largest botanical garden in Northeast Florida. The Jacksonville Zoo is a non-profit organization and is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). It is open year-round, seven days a week, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except Christmas day, and is located on Jacksonville’s north side at 370 Zoo Parkway, one-half mile east from I-95. For more information on the Zoo, log on to http://www.jacksonvillezoo.org.