Asheville GreenWorks schedules Hard 2 Recycle Day – Oct. 12

October 4, 2013

Don’t Miss this Hard-to-Recycle Event Planned for South Buncombe County!

Asheville GreenWorks is partnering with Rainbow Recycling to host a Hard 2 Recycle Day in South Buncombe on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Arden Presbyterian Church, 2215 Hendersonville Rd, Arden, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come clean out your houses, reduce waste and enjoy free public recycling.  No early or late drop-offs are permitted!

Items collected include: Rigid plastics, books, cardboard, electronics, batteries, Styrofoam, packaging, household appliances, used cooking oil, metal, pet supplies, various fabrics and clothing, prescription glasses, hearing aids, chips and snack bags, personal care and beauty containers.

The businesses and organizations that will collect the recyclables are Curbside Management, Biltmore Iron and Metal, Leading Green Distributing, Rainbow Recycling, Asheville Area Habitat ReStore, Blue Ridge Biofuels, Asheville Human Society, Asheville-Buncombe Comunnity Christian Ministry, Valley Springs Lions Club, City of Asheville.

Sponsoring organizations of this free public recycling event are Rainbow Recycling, Asheville GreenWorks, Curbside Management, Biltmore Iron & Metal Company, Open Box Moving Solutions, and Leading Green Distributing

Asheville GreenWorks is a local volunteer based, environmental non-profit organization dedicated to keeping Asheville clean and green. Our mission is to enhance the environment and quality of life for the citizens of Asheville and Buncombe County and is supported by private donations as well as grants from the City of Asheville and Buncombe County.  For more information, please contact Christine Brown at or Eric Bradford, Clean Communities Director at eric@ashevillegreenworks or call 254-1776.