Keep Scottsdale Beautiful to Sponsor All-in-One Recycling Event for America Recycles Day

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. – Oct. 14, 2015 – In honor of America Recycles Day, Keep Scottsdale Beautiful (KSB) will host Recycle Scottsdale, a one-stop recycling event aimed at ridding Scottsdale homes and businesses of unwanted, harder-to-recycle items, including electronics, shoes and prescription drugs. I Recycle Scottsdale will take place Sat., Nov. 14 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Pima Center business park, located at 9200 E. Pima Center Parkway (101 & Via de Ventura).

America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful (KAB), is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. On or around Nov. 15, many local KAB affiliates such as Keep Scottsdale Beautiful, organize events to educate locals on how they can reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills.

In addition to free item drop-off, I Recycle Scottsdale will offer free paper shredding, and Treasurers 4 Teachers will participate by collecting any items that can be used for arts, craft or in the classroom.

McDonalds will provide free coffee for early morning arrivals and kids are invited to explore a city garbage truck.

I Recycle Scottsdale will accept:

  • Cardboard
  • Clothing
  • Cell Phones
  • Electronics
  • Eyeglasses
  • Hangers
  • Hearing Aids
  • Household Batteries
  • Ink Cartridges
  • Plastic/Paper Bags
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Textiles
  • Shoes
  • CRT TVs recycled for $15—$75 fee
  • free PAPER SHREDDING

Services provided by Arizona Center for the Blind, a Recycle 1 company, American Textile Recycling Services (ATRS), City of Scottsdale Solid Waste and Police departments, Pima CenterPrestige Cleaners, Scottsdale Lion’s ClubSigns By TomorrowStaples and Westech Recyclers.

For more information on I Recycle Scottsdale, including a complete list of accepted items, go to http://keepscottsdalebeautiful.org/i-recycle-scottsdale.

ABOUT KEEP SCOTTSDALE BEAUTIFUL

Keep Scottsdale Beautiful (KSB) is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization and registered affiliate of Keep America Beautiful dedicated to engaging the community in service to promote a clean, green and sustainable Scottsdale. KSB’s pillars are: Beautify public places – Reduce, reuse, recycle – Educate the public – Protect the environment – Help fellow citizens.