January 14, 2017 – Hard 2 Recycle Event

After the Holidays we all have a load of items that we need to get rid of. Our Hard 2 Recycle collection returns to West Asheville to help you do just that. We will be accepting styrofoam, batteries, TVs, electronics, appliances, books, select Terracycle items and MORE to be recycled here in the US.

10am to 2pm
Aaron’s Rent to Own Parking Lot
1298 Patton Ave, Asheville NC 28806
**please no early or late drop offs**

Our partners will be collecting an array of items

Kids books for the Snake, rabbit, and snail bookmobile
USABLE items for Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity
Gently used & new pet supplies for the Asheville Humane Society
Spent cooking oil for Blue Ridge Biofuels
Toner cartridges and cell phones for Ink Mtn Recycling

Laptops and Desktop Computers for One Click Fix

For a complete listing of the items, please click HERE

**There’s a $10 fee for CRT Televisions, but everything else is free**

For questions about what can and can’t be recycled or if you would like to help out at this event call: 828-254-1776

Seeking volunteers to help us keep this event moving. Food, music and laughs provided.

Paint, stains, sealers, CFL / Fluorescent / incandescent bulbs; chip & snack bags; petroleum products; hard plastics; vinyl / PVC / VHS / cassette tapes; plate glass, foam; wooden or cement items.

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