Charlotte Area Celebrates America Recycles Day Uptown Nov. 15

On Tuesday, November 15 from 10am to 2pm, the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County are partnering with Charlotte Center City Partners to celebrate America Recycles Day in Uptown. Charlotte will be one of many communities across the country participating in recycling education events held on the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

Event participants include City and County Solid Waste Services Departments, the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), Keep Mecklenburg Beautiful, Keep Charlotte Beautiful, Goodwill Industries, ProShred, and the North Carolina Department of Justice. Participants will distribute educational materials highlighting the numerous waste reduction efforts of different organizations in the Uptown area as well as giveaways for attendees.

Citizens are encouraged to bring any personal electronic devices or documents to the event for safe disposal. Goodwill Industries will be collecting computer components and other electronics and ProShred will be providing free document shredding. Please visit for a complete list of applicable electronics. All donations are free of charge.

For more information about America Recycles Day, visit For more information about recycling in Mecklenburg County and Charlotte visit or