Asheville recycle drives Saturday, Jan. 5, and Saturday, Jan. 12

Press release

from Rainbow Recyling

Cleanup after the holiday’s with the Asheville Recycle drives:

Saturday, Jan. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
at Amazing Savings, 3018 U*.S. Hwy 70 West, Black Mountain

Black Mountain Styrofoam and packaging collection
• white molded & sheet Styroforam (remove tape, glue, paper & grease)
• no food containers or insulation/upholstery/craft foam
• Styrofoam peanuts
• other packaging foam, bubble wrap, air pillows, brown packing paper

Please bag different items separately (no boxes), and close containers securely to prevent blowing litter.

Saturday, Jan. 12, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Hard-ro-recycle collection
Aaron’s, 1298 Patton Ave (Park Terrace Center)

All of the hard-to-recycle items you don’t know what to do with now have a place to go! The recycle collection will be held at Aaron’s (Park Terrace Center), located at 1298 Patton Avenue in Asheville.

ACCEPTED ITEMS (see attached flyer for full details):
• hard plastics
• books
• cardboard
• electronics ($6 handling fee for tabletop TV’s 32” or smaller & CRT’s)
•  printer cartridges
• batteries
• Styrofoam and packaging
• small appliances
• metals, wire
• used cooking oil
• usable and unusable clothing
• pet/animal sanctuary items
•  towels, blankets
• small stuffed animals (non-pellet)
• cat & dog toys, baby teething rings
• plastic storage bins, empty shoeboxes
• cat & dog crates
• spices, beef & chicken bouillon
• prescription eyeglasses
• personal care/beauty item containers
• toothpaste tubes/pumps
• lotion & other soft tubes; lipstick & other hard tubes
• powder & other plastic cosmetic cases
• chip and snack bags

• Not accepted: paint, fluorescents, hazardous waste, wood/particle board pieces & items, window glass, mirrors, ceramics, plastic blinds, garden hoses, audio/videotapes, empty plastic bags, plastic wrap, food service Styrofoam, upholstery & insulation foam,medications & “sharps”

• Please do not bring curbside recyclables (exception: cardboard)

• Packaging and flower pots available to anyone in the community for reuse

• First-come, first-serve basis
• Pickup during event (11-3)


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