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RecycE - September 2018

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Recycling Event - Sept 15. FINAL REMINDER
Recycling Event - Sept 17, 24. NOTICE
Recycling Workshop - Oct 13. NOTICE
Reuse (Repair) Event - Oct 16. NOTICE
HHW Event (Drugs) - Oct 27. NOTICE
Future Events in November. NOTICES

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Recycling Event

FINAL REMINDER

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Hard-2-Recycle Collection

returns to East Buncombe

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Saturday, September 15th

10am - 2pm

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Madden Ace Hardware

2319 U.S. Hwy 70

Swannanoa

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Quick List of accepted items:
Books, cardboard, electronics (TV's & CRT monitors - $10 fee), computers, batteries, cartridges, metals, appliances, packing Styrofoam, select personal care & beauty containers, building supplies, furniture, sporting goods, animal sanctuary items including fencing materials, plastic totes, cleaning supplies.

REFER TO FLYER FOR FULL LIST WITH ALL DETAILS.

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Contact appropriate vendor if you have questions about any other items.

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Organized by Asheville GreenWorks, 254-1776

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REMINDER --

Hard-to-Recycle items

DO NOT GO

in curbside recycling

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They are a special class of materials/items

that must be handled separately.

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Take ACCEPTED items to any of the

FIVE Hard-to-Recycle Collections

(North, East, South, West and Central Buncombe)

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A few "H2R" items are accepted at the recycling centers at the Buncombe County Landfill and Transfer Station.

See: Buncombe County Recycling Guide

There are TV-PAINT/HHW Collection Days scheduled during the year and held at a special area of the Buncombe County Landfill.

SEE: RecycleTVs, electronics, fluorescent lights, paint, HHW

ALSO

Some retail stores or businesses accept select items such as CFL's, batteries, cell phones & computers & plastic flower pots.

Several metal recyclers in the area welcome your various metal items (check online/phone book).

SEE: Recycling Information (Asheville GreenWorks)

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Recycling Event

NOTICE

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Community Shred Events

sponsored by Mountain Credit Union

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FREE shredding of your documents

(for residents, NOT businesses)

_~~ WITH DONATION OF ~~_

non-perishable food items

or school supplies

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6 BOX LIMIT!

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Monday, September 17, 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Candler Office, 1453 Sand Hill Rd.

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Monday, September 24, 9 - 12 noon

Asheville Office, 219 Haywood St.

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Though RecycE's FOCUS is on

all things relevant to the 3 R's (Reduce-Reuse-Recycle)

in Buncombe County,

the following events in Henderson County are

too good not to mention!

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Recycling Workshop

NOTICE

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"Plastics: Reduce Reuse Recycle –

Tools for Managing Plastic Waste"

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Saturday, October 13th

1:00pm - 7:30pm

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Living Web Farms Biochar Facility

220 Grandview Lane, Hendersonville

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* Learn about new ideas for reducing & reusing plastics
* See a demo of small scale recycling equipment
* Participate in the discussion and share your ideas

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Repair & Reuse

Event

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WNC Repair Cafe

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

5:00-8:00 PM

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Living Web FarmsBiochar Facility

220 Grandview Lane, Hendersonville

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Repair Cafes are held around the world. There are now at least 47 operating ones in the U.S.

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"A Repair Cafe is a place where you’ll find volunteers with tools and supplies, available to fix broken objects while offering instruction in the form of hands on help."

WNC Repair Cafe (INFO on what it is & how it works)

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Living Web Farms scheduled four Repair Cafes in 2018; the October 16th is the last one.

WNC Repair Cafe PHOTOS

There are a LOT of amazing things that happen at Living Web Farms. Check out their website!

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HHW Event

NOTICE

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Drug Take-Back Event

Saturday, October 27

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Time & Locations TBA in next edition of RecycE.

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Future Events

November 2018

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Mark your calendars now!

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Sunday, November 11, 1 - 4pm

Black Mtn Community Clothing Swap

Black Mountain Library, 105 N. Dougherty St.

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Saturday, November 17, 10am - 2pm

South Buncombe Hard-2-Recycle

Arden: 2310 Hendersonville Road

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Just a reminder --

As noted back in the spring,

the Tire Amnesty Days

have been discontinued indefinitely.

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If you need to recycle tires, check with the shop you purchased them at or any tire store in your area ($2 fee may be required) ...
or take them to the Buncombe County Landfill (details here).

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Please drive with care and watch for our children as they head to and from school this fall.

"We have plenty of children, but none to spare."

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Thank you for your conscious choice and efforts to

Reduce -- Reuse -- Recycle!

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Help us continue our work of promoting recycling and reuse and reducing waste through outreach and advocacy, special collection events and reuse efforts.

Every donation, regardless of size, is appreciated.

Send to:
Rainbow Recycling
P.O. Box 1583
Black Mountain, NC 28711

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Contact us at info@rainbowrecycling.org if you are interested in volunteering ... there are various ways to pitch in and help!

 
 
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