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Recycle Household Hazardous Waste November 16

Recycle Household Hazardous Waste November 16
Keep ForsythCounty Beautiful (KFCB), in partnership with the Forsyth County Recycling and Solid Waste Department and the City of Cumming, invites residents to participate in the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Recycling and Disposal event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 (235 Castleberry Rd.).   Online registration and a printed confirmation are required for participation. Registration for county residents opens at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, at keepforsythcountybeautiful.org. Availability is on a first come, first served basis until the maximum amount of materials or vehicles are registered for participation.   Items that will be accepted include corrosive, ignitable, toxic and/or reactive ...

VIDEO: Volunteers Sought for Annual Waterway Cleanup Event

VIDEO: Volunteers Sought for Annual Waterway Cleanup Event
Event will be held Sept. 14   Residents can make a positive impact on local waterways by joining Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB), the city of Cumming and the Lake Lanier Association for the 31st annual Shore Sweep/Rivers Alive litter cleanup event. The cleanup is part of the Lake Lanier Association’s 2019 Lake Lanier Shore Sweep event and will take place Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.   Families, co-workers, organizations, scout troops and individuals are encouraged to volunteer for the annual waterway cleanup event on Lake Lanier and its tributaries. KFCB will be providing leadership at the Bald Ridge Marina and Port Royale Marina sites in Forsyth County. Forsyth ...

Recycle Household Hazardous Waste May 4

Recycle Household Hazardous Waste May 4
Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB), in partnership with KFCB’s corporate sponsors, Forsyth County and the City of Cumming, invites residents to participate in the upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Recycling and Disposal event on Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 (235 Castleberry Rd.).   Household hazardous waste is categorized as leftover household products that can be harmful if disposed of incorrectly.   “This event provides a great opportunity for residents to responsibly recycle household hazardous materials,” Forsyth County Environmental Program Manager Tammy Wright said. “Things that people use every day, such as cleaning supplies and paint cans, can be hazardous not only to people ...

Join the Great American Cleanup on March 16

Join the Great American Cleanup on March 16
Registration open for Keep Forsyth County Beautiful’s annual cleanup effort   Keep Forsyth County Beautiful welcomes everyone to take part in the Great FoCo Cleanup by helping remove litter from the community’s roadways on Saturday, March 16. The effort is a part of the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup.   Participants – either as an organized team of volunteers or as individuals – will meet at the Central Park Recreation Center (2300 Keith Bridge Rd.) at 9 a.m. for a brief rally to start the cleanup event. Volunteers will then depart to clean up roadways in the community before returning to the recreation center for food and fun.   “This event ...

Recycle Paint and Electronics November 3

Recycle Paint and Electronics November 3
Bi-annual recycling event to be held at the Cumming Fairgrounds Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) invites residents to participate in their upcoming paint and electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Cumming Fairgrounds, parking lot 3, off Castleberry Road.  Accepted items for the electronics recycling event include desktop computers, laptops, printers, stereos, CD players, cell phones, gaming consoles and controllers, and more. A minimum donation of $5 per carload is requested.  An additional $20 fee will apply for each television and an additional $10 fee will apply for each computer monitor. Please note ...

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful Offering Free Adopt-A-Stream Workshops

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful Offering Free Adopt-A-Stream Workshops
Two workshops to be held in October Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB), a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate, is offering free Adopt-A-Stream workshops to educate citizens on how to protect and monitor their local waterways. There will be one workshop each for Macroinvertebrate Assessment and Chemical/Bacterial Certification in October.    The workshops are suitable for ages third grade and up. Any child under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. The workshops may involve getting wet, so participants are encouraged to wear appropriate shoes and clothing.  Both workshops will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cumming City Hall, ...

Volunteers Sought for 30th Annual Waterway Cleanup Event

Volunteers Sought for 30th Annual Waterway Cleanup Event
Event will be held September 15   Make a positive impact on local waterways by joining Keep Forsyth County Beautiful, the city of Cumming and the Lake Lanier Association for the 30th annual Shore Sweep/Rivers Alive cleanup. The cleanup is part of the Lake Lanier Association’s 2018 Lake Lanier Shore Sweep event and will take place Saturday, September 15, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Families, co-workers, organizations, scout troops and individuals are encouraged to volunteer for the annual waterway cleanup event on Lake Lanier and its tributaries. KFCB will be providing leadership at the Bald Ridge Marina and Port Royale Marina sites in Forsyth County. Forsyth County volunteers are encouraged to ...

Buckles and McDaniel to Join Forsyth County Government in Environmental Roles

Buckles and McDaniel to Join Forsyth County Government in Environmental Roles
Sam Buckles and Charles McDaniel have been hired by Forsyth County government to fill the newly created positions of environmental scientist manager and code enforcement officer respectively.  “These new positions will provide assistance to the Recycling and Solid Waste Department in several capacities including monitoring operations of landfills within the county,” said Forsyth County Manager Eric Johnson. “Both Sam and Charles bring a wealth of knowledge to the county in the area of environmental compliance and we are excited for them to begin.” In his role, Buckles will act as a key community liaison, regularly interacting with the public, individual citizens ...

Recycle Paint and Electronics May 19

Recycle Paint and Electronics May 19
Event is used to raise funds for KFCB and improve the local environment Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) invites residents to participate in their upcoming paint and electronics recycling event on Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 off of Castleberry Road.  “This event is something that the staff looks forward to being a part of, every spring and fall” Environmental Program Manager Tammy Wright said. “The number of items collected in the 4-hour period grows each year and shows that the community is dedicated to keeping these items out of landfills.”  Accepted ...

Join the Great American Cleanup on April 21

Join the Great American Cleanup on April 21
Registration open for Keep Forsyth County Beautiful’s annual cleanup effort  Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) encourages everyone to take part in the Great FoCo Cleanup by helping remove litter from the community’s roadways on Saturday, April 21. The effort is a part of the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup. Participants – either as an organized team of volunteers or as individuals – will meet at the Cumming Fairgrounds arena at 9 a.m. for a brief rally to start the cleanup event. Volunteers will then depart to clean up roadways in the community before returning to the Cumming Fairgrounds arena for ...

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