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Hard 2 Recycle events are geared to bring awareness to other modes of recycling to our area. Four quarterly collections are held to cover the four corners of the County and one central event is held in Downtown Asheville. The goal is to educate, collect and divert items that would normally end up in the landfill.
Come on out:
- Saturday, September 16 from 10am - 2pm
Swannanoa - Madden Ace Hardware
2319 US 70
Items accepted include:
- Books (all kinds) and Cardboard
- Electronics, Appliances, Batteries, and Metals (all kinds)
- TVs and CRT monitors accepted with $10 fee - not accepting wooden console televisions
- Desktop/Laptop Computers and Power Supplies (including battery backups)
- Styrofoam and Packing Peanuts (must be sorted and bagged)
- Cooking oil
- Cell Phones/Printers/Fax Machines/Toner Cartridges
- Personal Care & Beauty Items
They are also looking for donations, including:
- Donations to the ReStore: (working and in good condition) Doors, Appliances, Building Supplies, Cabinets, Flooring, Electronics, Furniture, Hardware, Plumbing, and Sporting Goods
- Animal sanctuary items include: plastic totes, shoe boxes, crates (wire/plastic), towels & blankets pet toys & non-pellet stuffed animals, leashes (non-retractable) dry pet food (unopened) & clay kitty litter, cleaning supplies
- Gently Used Books
For more information about Asheville Greenwork's Hard 2 Recycle event or more great events they sponsor like Tire Amnesty Day, you can visit ashevillegreenworks.org. You can also contact them at 828.254.1776 for more details.