America Recycles Day Events

Make sure to participate in a local America Recycles Day event this weekend and next. See below.

N.C. State ARD event
Friday, Nov. 13, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The N.C. State event at the Reynolds Coliseum Carriage features e-recycling, paper shredding/recycling, recycling games, a Prius display and more. Participants include Synergy Electronics, Silver Wings Student Group, University Dining, Shred-It and the City of Raleigh Recycling Office. Public welcome.

UNC – Chapel Hill ARD event
Friday, Nov. 13, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Visit the Pit for opportunities to make video pledges, get your picture taken with Can Guy, learn about junk mail reduction and participate in our swap shop. There will also be information on greening events, composting and recycling on campus.

*Asheville Green Works ARD event
Saturday, Nov. 14 & Sunday, Nov. 15, noon – 4:00 p.m.
Bring your children to enjoy the art of making recycled craft projects during the River Arts District Studio Stroll (357 Depot Street, Asheville).

Edgecombe County E-Waste Drive
Saturday, Nov. 14, 8:00 a.m. - noon
Drive hosted by Edgecombe County Solid Waste and Wesbel Technologies. Bring old electronics, including computer monitors and TVs, for recycling at the Edgecombe County Landfill (1601 Colonial Road, Tarboro).

Fort Bragg ARD event
Saturday, Nov. 14
Provide an education and outreach table at the North and South PX. Educate the military on where/how/what they can do to recycle plastic bottles and the QRP Incentives Program.

*New Hanover County Keep America Beautiful Recycling Booth
Saturday, Nov. 14, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Participate in a recycling booth at Halyburton Park (4099 S. 17th Street, Wilmington).

Orange County Solid Waste Shred-A-Thon
Saturday, Nov. 14, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Shred-A-Thon to recycle confidential paper at the Hampton Pointe drop-off recycling site in Hillsborough, behind Home Depot. This event enables residents of Orange County to bring up to 10 boxes of confidential papers at no charge for shredding and recycling that day. Remove any diskettes or other plastic items or spiral binders.

Raleigh Shred & Recycle Event
Saturday, Nov. 14, 9:00 a.m. - noon
Bring old documents for shredding and any other recyclables including household alkaline batteries to the Oak Park Shopping Center (6001 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh). Enjoy fun and games and learn about recycling and waste reduction in your community.

Stanly County ARD event
Saturday, Nov. 14
Bring recyclable materials such as aluminum cans, plastic bottles, paper, cardboard and glass to Stanly Community College (141 College Drive, Albemarle). Green Pieces Recycling will have recycling trucks on site for pick up. Free and open to all students and community members.

*Greenville and East Carolina University
Nov. 15-21, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
A recycle trailer will stop at different locations throughout the City of Greenville.
- Nov. 15 – Faith Assembly of God (Cory Road)
- Nov. 16 – Walmart (Greenville Blvd.)
- Nov. 17 – Best Buy (Greenville Blvd.)
- Nov. 18 – Greenville Mall (Greenville Blvd.)
- Nov. 19 – Apartment Complex (TBA)
- Nov. 20 – Freeboot Friday
- Nov. 21 – ECU Game

North Carolina Train Station Recycling Kick-Off
tdebrew@ncdot.gov or 919-733-7245 Ext.247
Sunday, Nov. 15 in Burlington, High Point, Salisbury, Kannapolis, Selma
- Burlington Station (101 North Main Street, 336-570-7043)
o Hours: 8a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
- High Point Station (100 W. High Avenue, 336-884-0878)
o Hours: 8a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
- Kannapolis Station (201 South Main Street, 704-932-1591)
o Hours: 8a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
- Salisbury Station (215 Depot Street, 704-639-7728)
o Hours 8a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. - 7:30p.m.
- Selma Station (500 East Railroad Street, 919-965-6971)
o Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

South East Raleigh's Going Green Celebration!
Sunday, Nov. 15, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The event will offer fun recycling-themed family activities, games and crafts, organizational booths with information on 'going green' as well as free cake and refreshments. The event will be held at the new Walnut Creek Wetland Park Facility (950 Peterson Street, Raleigh) across from Carnage Magnet Middle School in Raleigh.

*Keep Mecklenburg Beautiful Compost Bin Sale
Saturday, Nov. 21, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hal Marshall Service Center, 700 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte

Wake PTA 5k Run/Walk and Shred-A-Thon
Sunday, Nov. 22, 3:30 p.m.
Join the Wake PTA for its Healthy Lifestyles Run/Walk 5K event (N.C. State’s Centennial Campus, Raleigh) featuring a shred-a-thon sponsored by Shred-it. Bring any paper items to the race site and Shred-it will destroy and recycle them for free!

*= KAB Affiliate Event


Steve Saks said...

Congratulations! on your efforts to make the earth a greener place. We wholeheartedly support these types of Eco Friendly events. Our company recently participated in NASA's America Recycles Day.

RE3.org said...

Thanks for your comment. That's great NASA participated in ARD. We have had a number of local governments step up and do events this year. Green is the new black :)