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Keep America Beautiful to host recycling event April 29th

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Keep America Beautiful to host recycling event April 29th

Here’s another opportunity for you to rid your home of old
electronics, up to four bags or boxes of paper, fluorescent tubes and bulbs and much more during Edgecombe County Recycles Day. This event, open to the public, will be held Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Edgecombe County Administration Building parking lot. The administration building is located at 201 Saint Andrew St. in Tarboro.

During this event, there will also be a long list of accepted electronics, including televisions, computers and monitors, printers and scanners, keyboards, speakers, power and network cables, printed circuit boards, docking stations, routers, VCRs and DVD players, copiers and fax machines, electronic games, rechargeable batteries, telephones, cell phones, radios, stereos, CD players, audio visual equipment, typewriters, fax cartridges, cash registers, video boards and microwaves. Community paper shredding will also take place.

“Edgecombe County Recycles Day provides an additional opportunity for our residents in the Tarboro area to rid their homes of electronics and other unwanted household items safely, efficiently and free of charge,” says Cornelia McGee, coordinator for Keep America Beautiful (KAB) of Nash and Edgecombe counties. “This event also gives KAB a chance to offer community engagement and education on the best ways to keep Edgecombe County litter free.”

Edgecombe County Recycles Day is sponsored by KAB of Nash and Edgecombe counties, Edgecombe County and Shred-It of NC. Edgecombe County Recycles Day is free to the public. Monetary donations will be accepted for KAB of Nash and Edgecombe counties.

For more information on Edgecombe County Recycles Day, call 252-467-4960.