City, County Team Up with Keep Knoxville Beautiful to Celebrate ‘America Recycles Day’

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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City, County Team Up with Keep Knoxville Beautiful to Celebrate ‘America Recycles Day’

Posted: 10/22/2015
Keep Knox BeautifulThe City of Knoxville and Knox County are teaming up with Keep Knoxville Beautiful to celebrate America Recycles Day throughout the coming month.

America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States every year on or around Nov. 15. 

The group will have information booths displayed throughout the community at the following locations and times: 

• Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Market Square Farmers’ Market

• Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m., Food City, 7350 Clinton Highway

• Thursday, Nov. 19 from 4 to 7 p.m., Food City, 284 Morrell Road

• Monday, Nov. 23 from 4 to 7 p.m., Food City, 9565 Middlebrook Pike

During the events, there will be a mercury thermometer exchange where a free digital thermometer will be swapped for every old unwanted mercury thermometer turned in by residents of Knoxville and Knox County, while supplies last.

Information about recycling options in Knoxville and Knox County will also be available.

About Keep Knoxville Beautiful:
Keep Knoxville Beautiful is a nonprofit affiliate of Keep America Beautiful founded in 1978.  Originally formed to help “clean up” prior to the 1982 World’s Fair, KKB plunged into community efforts to clean and beautify the community. Other Keep Knoxville Beautiful programs include The Orchids Beautification Awards, the Great American Cleanup, Green Miles and more. To find out more about Keep Knoxville Beautiful, visit www.KeepKnoxvilleBeautiful.org.