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Norcross Clean-Up and Recycling Events

Ahhh, Spring is around the corner and the city of Norcross is again preparing to help with your Spring Cleaning.

April 9th, 2011 is clean-up day and is a great reason to clean out your garage or attic and throw away anything that’s not a hazardous material. The event is open to City of Norcross residents ONLY.

Important to note this year is that the location for the dumpsters has changed from the in-town site to the new Public Works Barn located at 345 Lively Street. Lively Street is across from Regions Bank on Buford Highway. The collection time is 8am to 3pm and is free.

Electronics Recycling means pack rats can get rid of old cell phones, computers and keyboards without guilt! For a complete list of what can be recycled, visit the City website and look on the flyer. This event is open to the public. Location: Norcross Community Center, 10 College Street, 9 am – 1 pm. This event is free except for the following - NOTE: ACCEPTING TELEVISIONS (EXCEPT CONSOLE AND PROJECTION) FOR A $10.00 FEE.

Shredding Eventis always incredible. American Security Shredding will again have two on-site shred trucks. You can watch your materials being shredded on the video display monitor. Go-Green and be secure! Did you know that one three (3) foot high stack of paper is equal to a tree standing thirty (30) feet tall? This event is open to the public and is free. Location: Norcross City Hall, 65 Lawrenceville Street, 9am – 1pm.

NEW EVENT – Paint Recycling is a great way to get rid of those cans that still have that paint you no longer have a usefor. We are excited to now offer a paint recycling event. This event will help to divert paint from landfills and water sources. Clean-out your basement, garages, and storage facilities of all your old unused paint, help make a difference in our goal to a cleaner more environmentally safe community. This event is open to the public and located in the parking lot two doors down from City Hall. NOTE: Recycling fee: quart/gallon container $1.00 – 5-gallon container $5.00. Proceedsbenefit Co-op Food Pantry.

“CAN” Do for Hunger Campaign is a collection of canned and non-perishable goods for local food banks! Clean out your pantry and donate to our local food banks for members of our community in need. We are asking all participants to bring canned or non-perishable goods to support the “CAN” Do for Hunger Campaign.

It is all great for the environment and our community! For complete information on these five events and what materials will be allowed at each event, please visit www.norcrossga.net and view the informational flyers, or contact Philomena Robertson at 770-448-7327 or probertson@norcrossga.net.

April 9th- Please mark your calendar.

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