- Celebrate Earth Day in Ballantyne with Free Shredding & Recycling
On Friday, April 20, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., join Ballantyne for its annual community Earth Day event featuring music, a farmers market, on-site dog adoptions, food truck fare, great giveaways and over 40 local vendors showcasing their sustainable efforts or green products at the Brixham Tent. Take advantage of free, secure shredding and recycling opportunities beginning at 7 a.m. and participate in a hands-on volunteer project with Togetherhood during the main event.
Recycling opportunities include:
-Free, secure shredding provided by Shred It
-Expired, unused medicine or medical supplies with Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office
-Household items, clothing and digital devices to benefit Goodwill
-Used laptops for E2D
-New or used swim gear including bathing suits, goggles, beach towels and spray sunscreen for the YMCA‘s Safety Around Water program
-New or used books for all ages to support Promising Pages
This event is a great opportunity to win great giveaways with local companies and organizations including The Produce Box, Sprouts Farmers Market, Northwood Office, Sara’s YMCA, LimeBike, Farm Fresh to Desk by Windcrest Farm & Strong Bird Farm, Sustain Charlotte, Classic Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Pineville and more!
This event is free and open to the public. Contact our Community Director to learn more about vendor opportunities.