Asheville Residents May Have Another Good Reason to Recycle

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


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