Beginning in October, Asheville residents may be able to add retail discounts to the long list of reasons to recycle. Already a leader in recycling in North Carolina, Asheville hopes to increase residents’ curbside recycling participation by distributing larger 95-gallon recycling containers and by implementing a points system. This system would allow residents to accrue points that would transfer to discounts at Bed Bath & Beyond, Staples, Dick’s Sporting Goods and several local stores. Read more about Asheville’s recycling efforts online at Asheville’s Citizen-Times.com.
“Bigger cans, retail discounts to boost Asheville recycling”
By Joel Burgess
May 13, 2011
Asheville’s Homepage Citizen-Times.com