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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

If you're an artist or crafter who uses recycled materials Iowa City would like celebrate your work.

The second annual Craft Your Environment Fair, is scheduled as part of Earth Month in April celebrates artists and crafters who create their masterpieces with reclaimed goods.

The event is being hosted by ECO Iowa City, Friends of Historic Preservation, the Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center, Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore, and Salvage Barn.

The Craft Your Environment Fair will celebrate the work of artists and crafters who use recycled, reclaimed, or reused materials in their creations, thereby keeping valuable items out of the landfill. T

he fair will also feature no-fee workshops, information about local environmental groups, kids' activities, local food, and more! It's scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 19 at the East Side Recycling Center, 2401 Scott Blvd. SE in Iowa City.

Booth fee is $30, and the deadline for vendor applications is Tuesday, March 31. Vendor qualifications and application information are available at http://www.salvagebarn.org/craft-your-environment.html.

Vendor questions may be directed to Erica Blair at the Iowa City Friends of Historic Preservation at 319-351-1875 or erica@ic-fhp.org. For other information about the event, contact Iowa City Recycling Coordinator Jennifer Jordan at jennifer-jordan@iowa-city.org or 319-887-6160.

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