Save the date and your stuff for Earth Day
On Saturday, November 22, 2014, Gwinnett County will host its fifth annual America Recycles Day celebration, a nationally recognized initiative dedicated to encouraging people to recycle more at home, at work and on the go. This event is hosted by the Gwinnett County Solid Waste Division and will run from 9:00am to noon at Coolray Field, home of the Gwinnett Braves.
 
This celebration is free to the public and includes tire recycling (limit 8 tires per vehicle, no dealer tires), electronics recycling ($10 cash fee per TV), paint collection (eight, one-gallon cans), toner/printer cartridge recycling. Please bring your old sneakers to be donated to those in need or recycled into reusable surfaces for playgrounds and running tracks. There will also be kids' activities, giveaways, and refreshments while supplies last. 
On Saturday, April 18, 2015, Gwinnett County will host its annual Earth Day celebration at Coolray Field, home of the Gwinnett Braves. Please check back for details.

 


America Recycles Day 2014 a Success
Gwinnett County celebrated America Recycles Day with the Solid Waste and Recovered Materials Division on Saturday, November 22 at Coolray Field, home of the Gwinnett Braves in Lawrenceville. Residents brought 13 tons of electronics, 10 tons of tires, 391 household toner cartridges, and 361 pairs of old sneakers. In addition, 3,000 gallons of paint were donated to Global Paint for Charity. Together, we do great things!

Attendees enjoyed kids’ activities and games, and got a chance to meet their residential haulers. Thanks to Advanced Disposal, Republic Services, Sanitation Solutions, Southern Sanitation, and Waste Pro along with the Gwinnett Braves, ViaTek Solutions, Global Paint for Charity, Eco Sneakers, Cartridge World, and LaRaza  102.3FM for their partnership in this exciting event. Be sure to join us next year for this annual national celebration!