McLean Earth Day – Act Locally
Saturday, April 13, 9 a.m.– noon
Strictly McLean tax district residents only. Free—registration required.
This outdoor environmental action event is designed to provide MCC district residents with an opportunity to create a healthier planet. Shred, reuse, recycle, replenish and make McLean an even better place by acting locally. The event includes document shredding (up to five file boxes–no clips please), bike donations, recycled art display, bulk and household item donations and more. Don’t leave without your free gifts of a tree whip and pollinator seeds!
This is a Drive-Thru Recycling Event. Please register ONLY ONCE per vehicle (not individual).
McLean Community Center invites you to join us for Earth Day McLean. Registration is required and spots are limited.
This drive-through, outdoor, environmental action event provides a convenient way for McLean residents to better the planet. Several local community businesses and organizations will provide four key facets of environmental health in the spirit of shredding, reusing, recycling and planting.
Please note: Only household/residential items may be donated. We are unable to accept any items from a business/organization.
Includes the following earth-friendly opportunities:
• Paper shredding provided by Shred-Instead. Limited to personal use only up to five full copy/bankers boxes. • E-Waste provided by Patriot Shredding – Residents may bring hard drives, CD’s, DVD’s USB, SD cards, keyboard/mice, data tapes, phones, modems, routers, flat Screen TVs, small tube TVs, computer monitors, printers, scanners and fax machines.Fairfax County Public Works and Environmental Services. • Clothing and Bulk Items – College Hunks Hauling Junk (a partner with Goodwill and Habitat for Humanity) will be on site to collect usable bulk or clothing items in working condition. These items will be donated for reuse. Broken, damaged• Paint Recycling – Residents may bring old cans of oil or latex based paint. Limited to five cans (gallon or smaller) per family. Note: We cannot accept containers without labels. Items will be processed through and unusable items will not be accepted.Wheels to Africa will collect used bicycles to help under-resourced communities in Africa and America. • Composting Bins• Bike Donations – – Provided by Veteran Compost.• Tree Saplings – Native tree saplings, donated by Bartlett Tree Experts, and Pollinator Seed Packets will be distributed while supplies last.