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RecycE - September 2019

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Recycling Event - Sept 14. FINAL REMINDER
Recycling Events - Sept 23, 30+. NOTICE
Reuse (Repair) Event - Oct 8. NOTICE
Reuse Event - Oct 13. NOTICE
HHW Event (Drugs) - Oct 26. NOTICE

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Recycling Event



Hard-2-Recycle Collection

returns to East Buncombe


Saturday, September 14th

10am - 2pm


Madden Ace Hardware

2319 U.S. Hwy 70



QUICK LIST of accepted items:
Books, cardboard, electronics (TV's & CRT monitors - $10 fee), computers, batteries, cartridges, metals, appliances (NO refrigerators), packing Styrofoam & food service Styrofoam (sorted, $1 per bag/$5 per car/truckload), select personal care & beauty containers, building supplies, furniture, sporting goods, animal sanctuary items including fencing materials, plastic totes, cleaning supplies.


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Sept 14 East Bunc H2R FLYER

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


Organized by Asheville GreenWorks, 254-1776


Last Hard-2-Recycle in 2019

South Buncombe H2R
November 16, 10am-2pm
TC Roberson High School, 250 Overlook Rd., Asheville

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Hard-to-Recycle items


in curbside recycling


They are a special class of items that must be handled separately.


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

Some retail locations accept specific items as well (such as cartridges, CFL's, electronics).

Find helpful recycling information at Buncombe County Recycling. Be sure to scroll down and see it all!

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Recycling Events



Community Shred Events

sponsored by Mountain Credit Union


Monday, September 23, 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Candler Office, 1453 Sand Hill Rd.


Monday, September 30, 9 - 12 noon

Asheville Office, 219 Haywood St.


FREE shredding of your documents

(for residents, NOT businesses)


non-perishable food items

or school supplies


See: Mountain Credit Union Annual Shred Event: Fall 2019 for listing ALL of their shred events in Western NC.

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FYI --

Related information


State Employees Credit Union (SECU)

hosts shred events FOR MEMBERS ONLY

at its branch locations across North Carolina throughout the year.

There are 3 scheduled in Asheville for September & October.
(as well as events in other WNC locations: Brevard, Spruce Pine and Flat Rock).

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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 event in Henderson County is

too good not to mention!

Repair & Reuse



WNC Repair Cafe


Tuesday, October 8, 2019

5:00-8:00 PM


Living Web FarmsBiochar Facility

220 Grandview Lane, Hendersonville


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


"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."

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Black Mountain

Community Clothing Swap


Sunday, October 13, 1- 3pm

Black Mountain Library

Education Room (left side of bldg)

105 N. Dougherty St.


Please DO NOT CALL THE LIBRARY about this event.
The library is NOT the sponsor and cannot answer questions.

See CONTACT section below.


Men's, women's, and children's clothes, shoes,
accessories and household goods.


OPEN TO ANYONE IN NEED regardless of residence

NO re-sellers!


Want to donate items?

Here's HOW:


▪ Contact via Facebook
Contact via Facebook

Community Clothing Closet - Black Mountain

▪ Call 828-301-3619
Call 828-301-3619

DO NOT DROP OFF items at the library,
They do NOT have space to store them!



Bring ONLY during hours, 1-3pm

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HHW Event



Drug Take-Back Event

Saturday, October 26

10am - 2pm


Locations TBA in next edition of RecycE.

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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


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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