Mike Nowak Guides Waste, Recycling and Sustainability Tour

 Mike Mowak

By Lisa Biehle Files

Radio personality Mike Nowak will guide a tour showing how Chicago deals with its waste from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 18.  See a working recycling and sorting facility; food compost and waste sites; huge former garbage landfills; illegal toxic waste dumps; and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District's waste water treatment plant on the south side. The tour will begin at the Chicago Cultural Center where attendees will meet inside the north end of the building at 9:30 a.m. for check in. Cost is $30. Please bring PayPal receipt and a brown bag lunch. Register and pay at www.setaskforce.blogspot.com or call 773-646-0436. The tour is sponsored by Southeast Environmental Task Force and Chicago Recycling Coalition.