Special Recycling Events

The Environmental Conservation and Sustainability sponsors several special Recycling Collection Days during the year.  These events take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on David McKee St. next to Shallowford Square. 


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Items that will be accepted at the SPECIAL Recycling Collection events:  plastic and paper grocery bags, Styrofoam peanuts, egg cartons, bubble wrap, inkjet, and laser cartridges, cell phones, plastic six-pack rings, household batteries (only NiCAD, mercury, lead and lithium), residential fluorescent bulbs, corks,  and clean #1 and 5 non-small neck plastic food containers. 

For more information on what is accepted during the SPECIAL RECYCLING COLLECTION events, please see the  "Special Recycling Event Guidelines."


Any item currently accepted in curbside recycling, along with motor oil, latex paint, and antifreeze.  These items must be taken to the 3RC EnviroStation in Winston-Salem. Also no glass or other plastics. Clean and used toys and housewares should be taken to Goodwill. NO BULKY ITEMS.