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National "Pulp Fashion" tour hits Breck

Daily News staff report

Bottle-cap bustiers aren’t only chic in New York, Paris and San Francisco. They’re coming to Breckenridge, too, courtesy of the national “Pulp Fashion” show, featuring 25 garments made from various recycled materials, including rusty nails, old aluminum, Duct tape and even junk mail.The show, making its way across the country for the past two years, includes elegant evening wear and other clothes items made from recycled and reused material.The show is set for today from 5:30-7 p.m. at The Maggie at the Village at Breckenridge Ski Resort. It’s part of the two-day 2005 Colorado Summit for Recycling conference, featuring Colorado Senate President Joan Fitz-Gerald as a keynote speaker.The aim of the conference is to spur recycling activities statewide and to develop economic, political and social conditions that conserve natural resources and eliminate waste. The summit is the only annual statewide event that focuses on recycling, composting and resource management, giving municipal, business and community leaders the opportunity to network, brainstorm and dialogue about the challenges confronting Colorado and surrounding states.Sessions at the summit include workshops on construction and demolition recycling, a tour of Summit County “green” buildings, electronics recycling and state of the compost industry.More than 175 private and nonprofit recyclers are expected to attend. Vendor exhibits round out the conference offerings with recycling and waste reduction based products and services.The conference runs through tomorrow from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the Village at Breckenridge’s Great Divide Lodge. For more information or to register, visit http://www.cafr.org, or call (970) 535-4053.


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