Gwinnett seeks volunteers for next Earth Day recycling event on April 13. (Courtesy Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful)

Gwinnett seeks volunteers for next Earth Day recycling event

Gwinnett County and Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful are seeking volunteers to assist sustainablity efforts at the county’s annual Earth Day recycling event between 9 a.m. and noon April 13 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. Volunteers ages 14 and up are needed to unload vehicles, direct traffic, break down boxes, distribute recycling information and support other Earth Day activities.

In partnership with Gwinnett County Solid Waste Management, this recycling event is entirely free to the public. Secure document shredding will be available in bulk at no charge (five box limit), along with old paint (10 gallon limit), electronics, and tires (limit 8, dealer tires not accepted). Electronics are free, except for a $15 cash fee for TVs and monitors and a $5 cash fee for printers, per item. All items will either be recycled or disposed of properly. Questions: Solid Waste Management at 770-822-7141. The event is rain or shine.

Interested volunteers should register at www.VolunteerGwinnett.net. Volunteer information: Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful at 770-822-5187 or gwinnettcb@gwinnettcb.org.

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