November is “Recycle It!” Month

November is “Recycle It!” Month in Asheville and throughout the month, the City of Asheville’s Office of Sustainability is offering tours and information that spotlight the city’s commitment to solid waste reduction.

Halloween may be over, but the Upcycled Halloween Costume Contest continues through November 5, with voting running through November 24. So submit those costume photos and then help choose the winner! Go here for details.

Also this month, the Office of Sustainability presents tours of the area’s solid waste and recycling facilities to offer a first-hand look at the impact recycling can have. The tour locations and times are:

Buncombe County Landfill tour: Wednesday Nov. 6, 12:15 p.m.
Danny’s Dumpster Compost Facility tour: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 12:15 p.m.
Curbside Management Recycling Plant tour: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 12:15 p.m.

All tours are free and open to the public, but registration is required ahead of time.
Contact Joey Robison at or (828)232-4517 to sign up.

Follow the City of Asheville on Facebook or Twitter for tips, information and cool facts throughout the month about the ways Asheville is decreasing its environmental impact.

Recycling is easy for Asheville residents – just put all of your recyclables in the big blue bin. Check the website for all that can be recycled and your pick up schedule: