Letâ€™s face it Durham has a reputation as a â€œGreenâ€ City and thatâ€™s a great reputation to have.
DURHAM, N.C. â€“ Due to the predicted inclement weather later today, tomorrowâ€™s E-Waste, Paper Shredding and Christmas Tree Recycling Event has been canceled. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 2, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Durham County Memorial Stadium, located at 750 Stadium Dr.
Next Saturdayâ€™s event, co-sponsored by the City of Durhamâ€™s Solid Waste Management Department, Sonoco Recycling, Shimar Recycling, Synergy Recycling and Durham County Government, will accept nearly all electronic devices with a cord, including:
Confidential paper shredding will also be provided on site. Requirements for shredding include:
Christmas trees will also be accepted at this event. Trees taller than six feet should be cut in half and not placed in bags. Residents should also remove all decorations and hardware, including tinsel, lights, garland, ornaments, nails, and stands.
Durham residents who canâ€™t make this event can still safely and conveniently recycle their old electronics at the Cityâ€™s Waste Disposal and Recycling Center (Transfer Station), located at 2115 E. Club Blvd. The facility is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to noon.
For information about items accepted at this event or the Cityâ€™s recycling facilities, contact Durham One Call at (919) 560-1200 or visit http://DurhamNC.gov/ich/op/swmd/Pages/wr_transfer.aspx.
About the Solid Waste Management Department
The City of Durhamâ€™s Solid Waste Management Department promotes and supports a high quality of life for the residents of Durham by providing comprehensive, responsive, environmentally-safe, efficient and cost-effective solid waste collection, recycling and disposal programs. Department services include roll-out cart collection, cart delivery and repair service, cardboard collection, yard waste collection, waste reduction and
Â recycling, bulky item pick-up, and disposal services. For more information, visithttp://DurhamNC.gov/ich/op/swmd.