On Saturday, March 10, 2018, 10am-1pm, residents will have an opportunity to rid their homes of old electronics, unwanted and unused prescription drugs, paper, and much more during Nash County Recycles Day. This event, open to the public, will be held in the parking lot of the Nash County Courthouse, located at 234 W Washington Street, Nashville, North Carolina.
The event will include a community paper shredding, recycling and prescription drug take back program. Prescription drugs should be in the original container with the name of the drug on the bottle. Personal information may be removed.
During this event, electronics, including televisions, computers and monitors, printers and scanners, keyboards, speakers, power and network cables, printed circuit boards, docking stations, routers, VCRs and DVD players, copiers and fax machines, electronic games, rechargeable batteries, telephones, cell phones, radios, stereos, CD players, audio visual equipment, typewriters, fax cartridges, cash registers, video boards and microwaves will be accepted.
According to Cornelia McGee, Keep America Beautiful coordinator, Nash County Recycles Day is one of the area’s biggest events to ensure safety. Said McGee:
“Nash County Recycles Day allows residents to dispose of old electronics, unused prescription drugs, over the counter medicines and paper documents safely and securely.”
Nash County Recycles Day is sponsored by Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe counties, Nash County and Shred-It of NC. The event is free to the public; however, monetary donations will be accepted for Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe counties.
For more information on Nash County Recycles Day, call McGee at 252.467.4960.
Source: Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC