A few of the designs to be featured during Recycling Art and Fashion.
A few of the designs to be featured during Recycling Art and Fashion.
Recycled art and fashion will be on display in the city of Canton thru Oct. 8 for the official kickoff of Canton Recycles, a program that was begun three years ago in the city.

The opening of "Recycling Art and Fashion" at the Canton Convention and Visitor's Bureau's will take place on Friday and run through Oct. 8 at the Canton Convention and Visitors Bureau.

"Recycling Art and Fashion," is the first of many for the 2013-2014 season.

These featured exhibits are in the series of the Allison's Wells Art and Therapy Program.

Canton Recycles initiative began approximately three years ago as a grass roots recycling program in the city.

The program has been a success and has illustrated its sustainability in the community. With the assistance of the City of Canton, two grants from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, a grant from Keep Mississippi Beautiful, Allen's Recycling (located in Canton), and local citizen's contributions, Canton Recycles has been able to purchase five recycling roll-off boxes (poppers), a trailer to haul the boxes, corrugated receptacles, and has secured funds to begin an educational program to offer all citizens.