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  1. Calendar Overlay Solid Waste Events (KACCB and Recycling Division) (3)
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Solid Waste Events (KACCB and Recycling Division)

  1. America Recycles Day Cell and Inkjet Drive

    November 2, 2019 - November 30, 2019

    Bring your used inkjet, laser jet, cell phones, and small electronics to the CHaRM for recycling. Funds raised will benefit Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful.

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  2. Bin It and Win It at Recycling Drop-Off Sites

    November 11, 2019 - November 16, 2019 @ All nine recycling drop-off sites

    Visit us at one of our 9 recycling drop-off sites around Athens-Clarke County to recycle your items. Get caught recycling right and get a prize!

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  3. Sustainable Industry Roundtable on November 15th

    November 15, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Terrapin Beer Co.

    Community members and business & industry professionals alike are invited to share sustainable practices in a discussion organized by ACC Recycling and hosted by Terrapin Beer Company. This will include a tour of Terrapin, an overview of their business, their sustainability practices including their recent plan for solar arrays, and conclude with an open group discussion. ABOUT TERRAPIN BEER CO. Founded in 2002, Terrapin is perhaps best known for its Rye Pale Ale, RecreationAle and Hopsecutioner IPA offerings. Since its founding, Terrapin Beer Co. has taken great care to minimize its impact on the environment. Terrapin’s sustainability efforts, dubbed Terraprint, encompass the brewery’s consideration for its effect on the local watershed, energy use, soil quality and other resource consumption. For more on their sustainability initiatives, visit http://www.terraprint.beer

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Water Conservation and Public Utilities

  1. Call for Entries: Ripple Effect Film Project

    October 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - February 2, 2020

    Calling all young, budding filmmakers! We are planting the seeds of filmmaking, now just add water and watch you grow: Join the Ripple Effect Film Project by creating a short film about water. Finalists submissions will be shown at The Morton Theater on World Water Day, March 22, 2020. This year the film contest is open to Pre-K through 12th-grade filmmakers of all experience levels in Athens-Clarke County and neighboring counties. Entries can be submitted by an individual or team. Films must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm on February 2, 2020. No entry fees; cash prizes will be awarded!

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  2. Toilet Flapper Promo - Put Your Toilet on a Pedestal

    November 1, 2019, 8:00 AM - November 30, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Normal Hardware

    A toilet is not just a toilet. It's a life-saver, dignity-protector, and opportunity-maker. World Toilet Day is held every November 19 to raise awareness of the importance of toilets to ensure no one is left behind without sanitation. This World Toilet Day, put your toilet on a pedestal and keep it well maintained. The toilet flapper - the plug that falls against the drain hole inside the tank and holds water in until the toilet is flushed - can become bent or chipped, which can result in toilet leaks and higher water bills. Replacing a flapper is a simple and inexpensive repair most can do themselves. Pick up a flapper* during the month of November at Normal Hardware. *Korky universal 2-inch & 3-inch flappers only, one per customer while supplies last

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