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RecycE - December 2019

Trash/Recyc - (Holiday, HHW Schedule)
Recycling Event - Jan 4. NOTICE
Recycling INFO - (Christmas Trees)
Recycling Event - Jan 18. NOTICE
Recycling Event - SCHEDULE (H2R's)
Reuse Event - SCHEDULE
HHW Event - REPORT

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Buncombe County

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE INFORMATION

Waste Pro

NO trash, recycling collection New Year's Day, Jan 1.

HOLIDAY WEEK COLLECTION SERVICES:
If you have regular trash/recycling pickup day on Wednesday, your trash/recycling will be picked up on Thursday, Jan 2.

Thursday pickup will be on Friday, Jan 3 and Friday's pickup will be on Saturday, Jan 4.

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Buncombe County Landfill & Transfer Station will be closed Wednesday, January 1.

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Recycling Event

NOTICE

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12th Annual Black Mountain

Holiday Recycling Collection

Saturday, January 4, 10am-1pm

Hopey & Co., 3018 U.S. Hwy 70 West

"RAIN or SHINE" (within reason); NO alternate date

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Announcing this year's event with a "historical" (or hysterical?) look back over several of our past holiday collections.

2019-2020 Holiday Recycling Event PROMO

If it looks like fun, volunteer to help us unload recyclers' vehicles and pack up our truck!
Contact us: info@rainbowrecycling.org, 828-774-8673

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NOTE these important details:

Accepting ONLY:

* STYROFOAM

Styrofoam pieces - sheet, block; coolers
(NO peanuts, food containers or insulation)

* PACKAGING

Bubble wrap, air pillows, foam sheeting, packing paper

* Christmas Tree Lights

All sizes; bulbs larger than mini size must be removed

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HOW TO PREPARE MATERIALS FOR THIS EVENT

ALL materials MUST be DRY & CLEAN (dust OK, NO grease)

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1) Leave NOTHING attached (NO tape, NO glued paper)

2) BAG different items SEPARATELY. NO BOXES, PLEASE. (Bagging unnecessary for LARGE pieces of Styrofoam.)

3) SECURE bags carefully so items cannot fly or blow out.

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~ ~ ~ Packing materials available for reuse ~ ~ ~

First come, first served.

(Sorry, we cannot store quantities for later pickup.)

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STYROFOAM RECYCLING provided as a community service

This year our gas expense will be high ...
the recycler who can take our Styrofoam is 4 hours away!

$1 donation per lge bag of Styrofoam requested.
Business quantities, $10 fee (call 275-2405 in advance)

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RECYCLING

INFORMATION

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Recycling Christmas Trees

Black Mountain

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Black Mountain area

Clean trees accepted 12/26/19 to 1/15/20, daylight hours

at Dr. John Wilson Community Garden

Behind Grey Eagle Arena - follow tree recycling signs
To use GPS: 99 White Pine Rd. Black Mountain, NC

Trees will be mulched for use in the garden in 2019.

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Curbside option:
Place completely stripped (NO tinsel/ornaments/lights) tree by the curb and schedule a pickup by calling the Sanitation desk, 828-419-9300 ext. 2, anytime during the week before 4:00 p.m. on Thursday for same week pickup.

ADDITIONAL NOTE:
Place wreaths or anything with metal wiring into the trash.

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Asheville and other towns

Check your town's website

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Buncombe County

See "Holiday Tree-cycling Available" and other holiday and 3R (Reduce-Reuse-Recycle) articles in

Winter 2020 One Person's Trash ...

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Recycling Event

NOTICE

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West Buncombe

Hard 2 Recycle Event

Saturday, January 18, 2020, 10am-2pm

Aaron's, 1298 Patton Avenue, (West) Asheville

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Organized by Asheville GreenWorks

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RECYCLING EVENT

SCHEDULE

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Hard 2 Recycle Collections for 2020

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January 18, 10am - 2pm

West Buncombe

Aaron's, 1298 Patton Avenue, West Asheville

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April 25, 10am - 2pm

Central Buncombe

First Baptist Church, 5 Oak St, Asheville

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NOTE:

There will not be a June, North Buncombe H2R this year.

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September 12, 10am - 2pm

East Buncombe

Madden Ace Hardware, 2319 U.S. 70, Swannanoa

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November 14, 10am - 2pm

South Buncombe

TC Roberson High School, Asheville
Use the Long Shoals Rd entrance (Miami Circle)
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Refer to Asheville GreenWorks H2R webpage for current and most up-to-date information. Questions? Call 254-1776

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REUSE EVENT

SCHEDULE

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WNC Repair Cafe

Living Web Farms, Mills River, NC

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Dates for 2020 --

SIX events this year!

February 26
April 21
June 9
August 25
October 13
December 8

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See Living Web Farms' WNC Repair Cafe webpage to learn what these special events are all about and how to participate.

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HHW Event

REPORT

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October 26 Drug Take-Back Collection

Across Buncombe County, at the 8 designated sites,
a TOTAL of 196 POUNDS was collected!

At last year's Oct collection,
over 100 POUNDS were collected!

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By site:
* Sona Pharmacy __ 53.6 lbs.
* Walgreens Hendersonville Rd __ 51.8 lbs.
* CVS Black Mountain __ 35.6 lbs.
* Walgreens Merrimon Ave __ 20.8 lbs.
* Walgreens Patton Ave __ 18.6 lbs.
* Walgreens Tunnel Rd __ 7 lbs.
* Asheville Airport __ 6 lbs.
* Asheville Mountain Pharmacy __ 2 lbs.

Cheers to all who helped keep these medications out of the hands of those they were not prescribed for and out of our water and soil!

Happy New Year!

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Dec 2019 RecycE (Rainbow Recycling)

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Thank you for your conscious choice and efforts to

Reduce -- Reuse -- Recycle!

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Help us continue in 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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