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America Recycles Day 2019
Recycle your used stuff at America Recycles Day
Recycle your electronics, tires, paint, ink cartridges, and more at America Recycles Day on Saturday, November 9 from 9:00am to noon at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville.
You can also bring your old sneakers and gently used clothing to be donated to those in need or to be recycled into new products. Come for free kids’ activities, including touch-a-truck, and meet your haulers. Refreshments and giveaways will be available while supplies last.
Here are some things to remember before you come:
- Paper shredding is limited to five copier paper boxes
- Paint collection is limited to 10 gallons
- Tire recycling is limited to eight tires per vehicle, no dealer tires
- Electronics recycling is free with the exception of TVs, monitors, and printers - $15 cash fee per TV or computer monitor and a $5 cash fee per printer
For more information, please call the Solid Waste Call Center at 770.822.7141. To volunteer, please register at volunteergwinnett.net. Volunteers should be at least 14 years of age and are needed from 7:30am to 1pm.
Staff members promote a sustainable environment by participating in camps, presentations, and fairs to share their knowledge about the benefits of recycling and engage the community in the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.
America Recycles Day was started in 1997 by the National Recycling Coalition to encourage Americans to commit to recycling. Gwinnett County Solid Waste Management sponsors an annual America Recycles Day event in partnership with Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful.
Earth Day was established in 1970 to encourage a sustainable environment. In honor of Earth Day, Gwinnett County Solid Waste Management hosts an event each year in partnership with Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful.
Details and information regarding volunteer opportunities are available by calling Solid Waste Management at 770.822.7141 weekdays between 8:00am and 5:00pm or emailing email@example.com.
Gwinnett County Solid Waste Management continues its focus on education and outreach by partnering with local organizations such as Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful, the Girl Scouts of America, and the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center. Staff members promote a sustainable environment by participating in camps, presentations, and fairs to share their knowledge about the benefits of recycling and engage the community in the three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.
Information regarding participation in an upcoming event is available by calling the Resource and Marketing Coordinator at 770.822.7141 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.