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Save the Date for Earth Day
Please join the Solid Waste and Recovered Materials Division on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Coolray Field, home of the Gwinnett Braves as we celebrate Earth Day by hosting a free recycling event. This event will feature paper shredding (limit five copier paper boxes), electronics recycling ($10 cash fee per TV and Monitor, $5 cash fee per printer), tire recycling (limit eight tires per vehicle; no dealer tires), paint collection (limit eight one-gallon cans per vehicle; cans must contain 25 percent wet, usable paint; no paint thinners, stains, spackle, oil paint cans, rusted paint cans, or dried-up paint), and toner/printer cartridge collection.

Please bring your gently used or old sneakers to be donated to those in need or recycled into surfaces for local playgrounds and running tracks. Residents will enjoy free kids' activities and touch-a-truck, and will have the opportunity to meet their haulers.

We'd like to thank the following partners for supporting this event:
Eco Sneakers
ViaTek Solutions
Gwinnett Braves
LaRaza 102.3/100.1
Gwinnett Daily Post
Global Paint for Charity
JW Records Management
Cartridge World
Advanced Disposal
Republic Services
Sanitation Solutions
Southern Sanitation
Waste Pro

If you would like to volunteer, please visit www.volunteergwinnett.net to sign up.

Gwinnett is a Certified Gold Green Community
  Gwinnett County is the first county to achieve the Gold level in the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Green Communities program.

Since 2009, 18 jurisdictions in the 10-county region have been certified as Green Communities. Cities and counties earn certification by implementing practices and policies in 10 categories ranging from energy efficiency and green building to transportation and water efficiency.

The ARC program was the first in the U.S. to transform a region by promoting sustainability through green certification. For more, please visit their website at www.atlantaregional.com/greencommunities.

Gwinnett Environmental Sustainability: Living, Working, Growing Green
Efficiency. Reduced impact on our water, air, and Earth. Better buildings and transportation systems. Less waste of energy and precious natural resources.

That's what "environmental sustainability" is all about - and this website is the central online clearinghouse for information about what Gwinnett County is doing - both the government and the community.

When this site is fully developed, you'll find sections on green buildings, land use and greenspace, energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling and waste reduction, and transportation and air quality.

Here you'll learn what you can do - and what your County government is already doing - to set a good example. Living green. Working green. Growing green. Gwinnett County is pulling together to build a more sustainable future for our children and grandchildren.

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