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    DID YOU KNOW: CHaRM Atlanta’s Center for Hard to Recycle Materials & 4-27 A CHaRM’ING Evening Benefit

    Atlanta is so fortunate to have CHaRM-the Center for Hard to Recycle Materials. See below for April 27 fundraiser party, plus for acceptable items to recycle such as tires, paint, toilets, metal, mattresses, styrofoam, textiles/clothing & shoes, plastics, batteries, etc.

    Support CHaRM on 4-27 for A CHaRM’ING Evening!
    Annual fundraiser and raffle is April 27th, 6:30-10 at Venkman’s. Enjoy an evening alongside Lois Reitzes of WABE, enjoy drinks and appetizers, music by Yacht Rock + a chance to win a BMWi3 sponsored by Global Imports BMW. Join Councilmembers Alex Wan, Carla Smith and Live Thrive Atlanta Board of Directors for A CHaRM’ing Evening!

    Event details and raffle tickets.

    Hours of Operation: Tuesday & Thursday 9am-4pm, Saturday 8am-4pm

    Accepted Items

    1110 Hill Street SE, Atlanta, GA. 30315
    404-600-6386

    CHaRM Stats 2016 (January-December)

    Paint 250,227 gallons
    Illegally Dumped Tires 23,740 tires
    Hazardous Chemicals 115,603 gallons
    Electronics 319,628 lbs.
    Styrofoam 6176 lbs.
    Toilets 4278 lbs.
    Metal 153,724 lbs.
    Mattresses 2764
    Carpet 22,178 lbs.
    Textiles 212,764 lbs.
    Single Stream 191,480 lbs.
    Batteries 1,176 lbs.
    Visitors 21,751

    VisionCreate a community that cares about a healthy and sustainable environment.

    Mission: Live Thrive Atlanta empowers people, organizations, communities and businesses to make positive, healthy and sustainable changes to the environment.

    Live Thrive Atlanta is an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization working since 2010 to create a community that cares about a healthy and sustainable environment. We started as a blog sharing sustainable efforts of individuals, communities, and local businesses large and small.

    To fulfill our mission, Live Thrive Atlanta organized the City of Atlanta’s first household hazardous waste collection in September 2010. Attendance was well over 500 – diverting over 75,000 pounds of waste from our water system and landfills. To date we have organized seven additional events. Through these events, we realized the need for a permanent drop-off facility for these hard to recycle materials, and CHaRM was created.

    How do we teach our children to conserve and preserve? Simple answer: start early and lead by example! Live Thrive is working to bring environmental education to all levels through the CHaRM facility.

    It would not be possible to run the CHaRM facility without volunteers and donations. Make your community a healthier place. Get involved!

    http://livethrive.org/

     

     

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