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Friday
20
APR

Earth Day & Recycling in Ballantyne

11:30
13:30
Ballantyne Community
Event organized by Ballantyne Community

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Join us for our annual Earth Day event on Friday, April 20, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., to enjoy music, a farmer's market, on-site dog adoptions, food truck fare, a hands-on volunteer project with Togetherhood, great giveaways and over 40 local green-friendly vendors. Free shredding and recycling opportunities begin at 7 a.m.

RECYCLE
Recycling opportunities include:
-Free, secure shredding provided by Shred It
-Expired, unused medicine or medical supplies with Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office
-Household items, clothing and digital devices to benefit Goodwill
-Used laptops for E2D
-New or used swim gear including bathing suits, goggles, beach towels and spray sunscreen for the YMCA‘s Safety Around Water program
-New or used books for all ages to support Promising Pages

VOLUNTEER
Participate in a hands-on Togetherhood volunteer project benefiting the YMCA’s Y Readers program. During the main event, create bookworms and write letters of inspiration to encourage reading among local students over the summer break. Bring a new or used children’s book donation to complete the reading kits.

LOCATION
Brixham Tent | 15801 Brixham Hill Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28277
The recycling area will be located in the Brixham Green One building parking lot.

This event is free and open to the public.

Learn more: http://bit.ly/BallantyneEarthDay