2013 Buckhead's Eco Collection
Results from the 3rd annual Buckhead Eco Collection are in! Click here for complete results.
Atlanta Dogwood Festival Eco-Village
Live Thrive’s ReCycle teaches all about Reducing Reusing and Recycling!!
This was Live Thrives second year to participate in Atlanta Dogwood Festival’s Eco-Village. Partnering with Atlanta Paint Disposal, we constructed from repurposed items “ReCycle Carousel”. We had over 500 people pedal and learn about Reducing, Reusing and Recycling.
2012 Buckhead's Eco Collection
April 19, 2012 – Buckhead residents turned out in force at Buckhead’s 2nd annual Eco Collection to recycle and properly dispose of products not safe for normal trash pick-up. Blue skies prevailed for the 363 residents who turned out to recycle and safely dispose of tons of electronics and household chemicals, thousands of gallons of paint, and to shred and recycle tons of paper during the event, which took place March 24th. More than $7,000 in donation were raised while hazardous waste was collected, disposed of, and/pr recycled:
|BY THE NUMBERS|
|363 residents participated||
16,974 pounds of electronics disposed of safely
|4766 pounds of hazardous household chemicals disposd of safely||3,227 gallons of latex paint disposed of safely|
|709 gallons of oil based paint disposed of safely||4,000 pounds of paper shredded and recycled|
|490 florescent light bulbs disposed of safely||920 pounds of batteries disposed of safely|
Metro Atlanta Kids Recycle Day 2011
We want to thank all that participated in the first annual Metro Atlanta Kids Recycle Day! We reached our goal handing out 500 bags filled with environmental education materials! Please visit the website for additional educational information and upcoming events.
- Electronics-1,017 lbs
- Office/Mixed Paper – 600 lbs.
- Corrugated – 400 lbs.
- Plastic Toys – 100 lbs.
- Batteries -15 Gallons
- Expired Meds- 5 Gallons
- 20 Bike
- 50 Coats
- 5 Gallons crayons and markers
- 500 Books