COUNTY HOSTS RECYCLING EVENT IN CELEBRATION OF AMERICA RECYCLES DAY

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Oct. 29, 2019) – Gwinnett residents are invited to practice environmental sustainability by bringing paper, electronics, paint, and tires to Gwinnett County’s America Recycles Day celebration. The event will be held Saturday, November 9 from 9:00am until noon at Coolray Field.

Gwinnett County Solid Waste Management and Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful will offer paper shredding and recycling opportunities for electronics, tires, ink/toner cartridges, and paint. Residents may also bring sneakers and gently used clothing to be donated or recycled.

The event will include family fun such as touch-a-truck displays, a bounce house, face painting, refreshments, and giveaways. Residents will also have an opportunity to meet their solid waste haulers.

Residents are asked to keep the following quantities and fees in mind:

  • paper (limit of five copier paper boxes)
  • paint (limit of 10 gallons per vehicle)
  • tires (limit eight; no dealer tires)
  • electronics (no fee for computers; $15 cash fee per monitor and television, $5 cash fee per printer)

 

For more information, please call Solid Waste Management at 770.822.7141 between 8:00am and 5:00pm Monday through Friday or email gcsolidwaste@gwinnettcounty.com.        

Coolray Field is located at 2500 Buford Drive in Lawrenceville. 

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