America Recycles Day Success!

Sustain Abingdon held our 3rd annual America Recycles Day Event on Saturday, November 12.  The event was a huge success.  The weather was beautiful and many folks came out to recycle, shred or donate.

Here are the totals:dsc_0047

Shredding – 15,900 lbs
TV’s – 1918 lbs
Monitors – 990 lbs
Other E-waste – 7341 lbs

We served 189 vehicles
Collected 116 pairs of shoes
Collected $113 for Feeding America
Collected numerous items for the local animal shelter

Many, many thanks to everyone that participated and donated!

This year we gave away 3 great prizes for participating in the event.  The winners are below:

Recycling station – Edith Hiltebeitel
Load of compost – Teresa Spangler
Garden plot – Gus Janson