Join us and Asheville GreenWorks for our second Haywood Road Clean Up Day of the year!
On Saturday, June 3, 2017 the second Haywood Road Clean Up Day of the year will focus on the west end of Haywood Road.
Date: June 3, 2017
Time: 10am breakfast – 10:30am clean up starts
Starting Location: Westville Pub, 777 Haywood Road
Please RSVP below, so we have a count for breakfast.
What is a Clean Up Day? How do you participate? Is this a family-friendly event? How long is the clean up? What is for breakfast? Should you bring anything? What happens at the end?
Read on for answers to these questions below.
What is a Haywood Road Clean Up Day?
A morning where volunteers work to pick up trash and recycling along the Haywood Road corridor with the support of Asheville GreenWorks. We alternate between the east end and west end of the road. (Next Haywood Road Clean Up Day is Saturday, September 2, focusing on the east end.)
How do you participate?
- RSVP, above, especially if you are bringing multiple people with you
- Show up at 10am at Westville Pub
- Eat some breakfast
- Gear up with gloves, safety vest, bags, and tools
- Head out to pick up trash and recycling along the corridor
- Come back to Westville Pub to return gloves, vests, tools and pick up your ice cream coupon!
Is this a family-friendly event?
Yes, although not recommended for very small children. Haywood Road is a busy street and it is important that you and your children stay alert and safe throughout the clean up. An adult signature on the Asheville GreenWorks waiver form is required.
How long is the clean up?
Generally volunteers are out about 1.5 hours, so you should expect to finish up about noon.
What is for breakfast?
Westville Pub, Sunny Point Café, and Biscuit Head are donating delicious breakfast items for volunteers.
Should you bring anything?
Asheville GreenWorks will supply gloves (adult size only), safety vests, and trash bags for everyone. They’ll also have a limited supply of tools. Madden’s Ace Hardware donated 10 trash grabbers to WABA, so those will also be available.
If you have your own grabber, a flat-headed shovel, or industrial broom, we recommend you bring it.
What happens at the end?
Come back to Westville Pub and return items you borrowed from Asheville GreenWorks, or WABA to receive a coupon good for a scoop of ice cream at The Hop Ice Cream Cafe or The Hop West!
Westville Pub would of course welcome you to stay and treat yourself to a post clean up beverage or lunch. Your support of the businesses that support these clean up days is greatly appreciated.
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