Children’s Museum ‘Environmental Rescue’ has recycling, fun | Entertainment/Life

“Paw Patrol’s” Rocky will be at the Louisiana Children’s Museum on Sept. 9 for a day of fun and information about the environment, plus an electronics drive.

The Environmental Rescue will have programming and activities for all ages to help instill practices for reducing, reusing and recycling. The museum, which has a focus on sustainability, will share information on the personal impact people have on the environment as well as things families can do at home to reduce their carbon footprint.


Rocky and Skye, two of the characters from the Nickelodeon show, will be available for photos.

At the museum, guests can participate in a can drive with interactive crushing activity, play in a recycled cardboard box village, learn about collecting rainwater and find out about composting at home. Glass Half Full, which turns recycled glass into sand and gravel for coastal restoration, will provide information on establishing a grassroots program.

Cox Communications, partners with the museum for the event, will be accepting small electronics to be recycled on Roosevelt Mall across from the museum. A ticket to the event is not required to participate in the recycling. Acceptable items include desktop and laptop computers and accessories like keyboards, monitors and mice; mobile phones and accessories like cords and remotes; modems and routers; streaming devices and Wi-Fi devices, including pods and speakers. The event will not accept televisions, CRT monitors and large appliances like microwaves, stoves, washers, dryers or refrigerators.

Ticket start at $15 and the event will be held 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit for more information and ticketing practices.

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