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Keep Charlotte Beautiful Celebrates America Recycles Day with Local Recycling Event
November 10, 2012 - Paper Shredding and Electronic Recycling at S. Tryon Walmart

Friday, October 26, 2012

Contact: Justine Gazzola
704-315-3259 or jgazzola@charlottenc.gov

(Charlotte, N.C.) – Keep Charlotte Beautiful will be hosting Charlotte Recycles Day on Saturday, November 10, 2012, from 10:00am to 3:00pm at Wal-Mart (8180 South Tryon Street). Citizens can bring paper products to be shredded by Automated Printing. Citizens can also bring electronic items (cell phones, televisions, printers, etc.) which will be accepted and recycled by Goodwill Industries. Citizens will have the opportunity to learn about recycling in Charlotte and participate in games and giveaways while at this event.

Charlotte Recycling Day is part of Keep America Beautiful’ s national program, America Recycles DaySM, which is the only nationally recognized community-driven awareness event dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the U.S. Since its inception in 1997, communities across the county have participated in American Recycles DaySM during the month of November to educate, promote environmental citizenship, and encourage action.

If citizens are interested in volunteering for the event, they can visit http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/nbs/kcb to register.

For more information about Charlotte Recycles Day or volunteer opportunities, visit http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/nbs/kcb or email KCB@charlottenc.gov.

Event Sponsors Include: Automated Shredding Inc., Goodwill Industries, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Walmart.

About Keep Charlotte Beautiful
Keep Charlotte Beautiful (KCB) was founded in 1974 and is one of the nation's first Keep America Beautiful affiliates. KCB's objective is to enhance the quality of life for Charlotteans by maintaining and improving the cleanliness and beauty of our City. The Committee works closely with neighborhood organizations and homeowners' groups, as well as with area businesses, schools and local governments to achieve its goals.