Packing peanuts cluttering up your life? What about broken appliances?
These items don’t go in your regular recycling bin but you can responsibly dispose of them during Asheville GreenWorks next Hard-2-Recycle event, coming up April 29 at the City of Asheville Public Works parking lot at 161 S. Charlotte St.
They are accepting a lot of things that we tend to accumulate: old cellphones, used books, printer toner cartridges, CDs/DVDs, batteries and even bicycles. Please note that CRT and tube televisions are accepted for a recycling fee of $10 (not accepting wooden console TVs).
Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, Asheville Humane Society, and Snake, Rabbit, and Snail Bookmobile will be on site accepting donations of building supplies and furniture, animal sanctuary supplies, and gently used books respectively.
Below is a list of items that will be accepted.
So check it out and scour your household, then make a calendar reminder for the April 29 Hard-2-Recycle Collection.
The City of Asheville’s Office of Sustainability encourages everyone to recycle as much as we can. The goal is to educate, collect and divert items that would normally end up in the landfill.
Items not accepted: These include paints, stains and sealers as well as hard plastics, VHS/cassette tapes, fluorescent/incandescent bulbs, plate glass, wooden items or cement.
Where to go
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