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Solid Waste Events (KACCB and Recycling Division)

  1. KACCB Litter Survey

    January 24, 2019 - March 30, 2019, 5:00 PM

    Help reduce litter in Athens! The Athens-Clarke County Litter Abatement Steering Committee is conducting a survey to help direct litter abatement initiatives. Respondents will be entered to win one of four $25 Walmart Gift Cards. The deadline to complete the survey is March 30.

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  2. Sustainable Industry Roundtable on Feb. 21st

    February 21, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ Creature Comforts at Southern Mill

    Community members and business & industry professionals are invited to share sustainable practices in a discussion organized by ACC Recycling and hosted by this ever-growing local business, Creature Comforts. This will include a tour of the Creature Comforts Production Facility, an overview of their business, the building's redevelopment, their sustainability practices, and conclude with an open group discussion. The Sustainable Industry Roundtable (SIR) is a group of concerned business leaders who want to make positive impacts on the global environment. The group was started in August 2010 through a partnership between the ACC Environmental Coordinator, ACC Recycling Division and Power Partners, Inc. The group meets quarterly with guest speakers discussing topics pertaining to green industry issues (meetings are the third Thursday each quarter; time 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM; location varies).

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  3. KACCB Tire Amnesty Week

    February 25, 2019, 7:30 AM - March 2, 2019, 3:00 PM

    TIREd of Trash? Tires don't belong in streams, woods, or backyards. Please help us keep our community clean! There is NO disposal fee during Tire Amnesty Week, February 25 to March 2, 2019. Bring abandoned tires to the ACC Landfill at 5700 Lexington Road or the CHaRM at 1005 College Ave (See websites for facility hours). Amnesty only applies to passenger vehicle tires and there is a limit of 6 tires per customer. Limited to ACC and Oglethorpe County Residents. Questions? Call 706-613-3508. This event is sponsored by the Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful Board of Directors and the ACC Solid Waste Department. Check hours here: Landfill Website: CHaRM Website:

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