Gwinnett residents are invited to practice environmental sustainability at Gwinnett’s America Recycles Day event 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, Nov. 9 at Coolray Field, 2500 Buford Drive in Lawrenceville. (Courtesy Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful)

Gwinnett to celebrate America Recycles Day with recycling event

Gwinnett residents are invited to practice environmental sustainability at Gwinnett’s America Recycles Day event 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, Nov. 9 at Coolray Field, 2500 Buford Drive in Lawrenceville.

Gwinnett County Solid Waste Management and Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful will offer paper shredding and recycling opportunities for electronics, tires, ink/toner cartridges and paint. Residents may also bring sneakers and gently used clothing to be donated or recycled.

The event includes activities for the family including touch-a-truck displays, a bounce house, face painting, refreshments and giveaways. Residents will also have an opportunity to meet their solid waste haulers.

Residents are asked to keep the following quantities and fees in mind:

• paper (limit of five copier paper boxes)

• paint (limit of 10 gallons per vehicle)

• tires (limit eight; no dealer tires)

• electronics (no fee for computers; $15 cash fee per monitor and television, $5 cash fee per printer)

Information: Solid Waste Management at 770-822-7141 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, email gcsolidwaste@gwinnettcounty.com, or www.bit.ly/2fCSEDw.

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