Anthem Residents: Go Green Event is Sept. 28

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Free yourself and your closets, jam-packed drawers and garage cabinets from outdated electronics, dried-up paint and a slew of other unwanted items during Anthem’s semi-annual Go Green recycling event. You must be an Anthem resident to participate and proof of residency is required (driver’s license or utility bill).  New this year: No limit on the number of gallons of residential paint for disposal, but no commercial paint will be accepted.In past years, the popular event has taken in 1.5 tons of miscellaneous bulk items, 11,000 pounds of paper, 2,800 pounds of miscellaneous electronics and 420 pounds of paint, according to Anthem Community Council spokesperson Kristi Northcutt. 

Among accepted recyclables at Anthem’s Go Green

Bottled prescription and non-prescription drugs, computers, printers and related equipment, LCD and LED TVs, light bulbs, small appliances, batteries, residential paint, cardboard, residential papers to shred (limit of five banker-sized/computer paper boxes per person).

Among accepted donations

Non-perishable food items, clothing, new socks, undergarments, toiletries, diapers and school supplies; new or gently used shoes; gently used blankets, reusable water bottles, toys and luggage.

Among items not accepted

Medical sharps (needles), yard waste, business documents, tires, large appliances; items containing PCBs (transformers, capacitors, fluorescent light ballasts), pressurized tanks (filled or not, including oxygen, helium, fire extinguishers, propane tanks), ammunition or explosives, or any items containing Freon. Also, no solvents, paint removers, gasoline, diesel fuel, lighter fluid, waste oil, pesticides, fertilizers, drain/oven cleaners, adhesives, pool chemicals and aerosol cans.

Anthem Go Green
8‒11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 28
Community Park (lower lot)
41703 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway
Enter lower lot from Freedom Way to Whitman Drive only.

Why Go Green?

Properly disposing of paint, drugs, batteries and other toxic stuff is good for human health, keeping it out of backyards, sewage systems, storm drains or landfills where it can ultimately leach into the environment. Also, some commonly recycled materials are used to make everything from aluminum cans to motor oil, car bumpers and trash bags. Here are a few other benefits of recycling:

Supports American manufacturing
Creates 757,000 jobs and $36.6 billion in wages
Generates $6.7 billion in tax revenue
Conserves natural resources
Extends lives of landfills
Saves energy


Help Save Our Community
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Adult & Pediatric Allergy Associates • 602-242-4592
Anthem Senior Living • 602-909-9550
Appliance Pros • 502-501-5501
Business Network of Anthem • 623-455-9630
Carroll Law Firm • 623-551-9366
Century 21 Real Estate - Jeff Huff • 623-223-1221
Creative Home Enhancements • 623-551-5409
Daisy Dream Homes Real Estate • 623-879-3277
Daisy Mountain Dentistry • 623-551-5250
Desert Foothills Air Conditioning • 480-595-0938
Edward Jones • 623-551-0523
Element Dental Centers • 623-551-5555
Hand & Stone Massage • 623-551-6602
Kendallwood Design • 602-252-3844
Kodiak Roofing • 602-501-7717
Luv My PC • 480-703-6609
Merrill Gardens • 623-201-4881
North Valley Water Solutions • 623-551-0515
Preferred Business of Anthem • 623-551-0523 
Prickett Realty • 623-551-8111
ProSkill Services • 623-551-7473
RE/MAX Professionals - Mike Higgins • 623-640-7502
Rise Above Remodeling • 623-551-2013
Soft Water Plus • 623-551-7383
SonoranScapes Landscaping • 602-842-9948
State Farm Insurance - Justin Simons • 623-551-3700
Storage at Anthem • 623-226-8634
Sunset Cabinets • 623-687-6579
Thompson & McGinnis Attorneys at Law • 602-952-2666
Titan Tree Care • 623-444-8448
Titan Pest Control • 623-879-8700
Wyman Plumbing & Mechanical • 623-551-6688

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