Primary Category: Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Spring 2022

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Upcoming 2022 Collection Date: Saturday, April 30, 2022 Hours:8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon (Rain or Shine) Location:    Burlington Fire and Police Training Facility – 128 Stone Quarry Rd., Haw River, NC 27258 Household Generated Waste Only – NO Commercial/Business Waste Accepted Types of hazardous waste accepted: • Latex & oil based […]

Free E-Waste Collection Event

BURLINGTON’S FREE E-WASTE COLLECTION DAY Stop by and drop off any e-waste for free. This is limited to Burlington residents and must be household e-waste. SATURDAY, February 5, 2022 9:00AM-2:00PM 234 E. SUMMIT AVENUE (PUBLIC WORKS PARKING LOT) ITEMS ACCEPTED Home Electronics Personal Computers Personal Electronics Other Electronics NOT ACCEPTED Batteries White Goods/Appliances Air Conditioning […]

2021 Educational Activities

Welcome to 2021 ! Sadly we are still daily living with the challenges of Covid-19. We appreciate your interest in protecting the Little Alamance Creek Watershed ! We hope as 2021 moves forward we will be able to provide more Virtual and Socially distanced Educational Resources. Here are 10 things that you can do everyday […]

Graham Smoke Testing of Sanitary Sewer Lines

FEBRUARY 5, 2020 The City of Graham Utilities Department will be conducting non-toxic smoke testing of the sanitary sewer system during the hours of 7:00 am -6:00 pm Monday through Friday from February 10 to May 10, 2020. The focus of this study will be the sanitary sewer systems located alongside and in the vicinity […]

Stormwater BMP Inspections

Annual inspections of Phase II Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) throughout Graham will begin this upcoming August. Stormwater BMP inspections ensure that all implemented practices are well-maintained and performing effectively to improve the quality of stormwater runoff and reduce their impact on surrounding bodies of water. To learn more about stormwater runoff, check out this […]

2019 Alamance Creek Week: April 6th-13th

This annual event will take place April 6th – 13th, 2019! The 2018 Alamance Creek Week was a huge success! Over 1,500 city residents participated in the 30+ events offered throughout the week. They worked together to collect more than 10,000 lbs of trash at the community clean-ups and 51 lbs of medications during Operation […]

E-Waste Free Collection- February 2019

On February 2nd, 2019 stop by the Public Works Department Parking Lot for collection of electronic waste. E-waste refers to electronic items that the state bans from disposing with household trash. To visit the City of Burlington website and find out more information about E-Waste collection events click here.

FREE E-Waste Collection Event in the Little Alamance Watershed and Burlington

Proper disposal of Electronic Devices keeps toxic materials out of our streams and rivers! The next FREE E-Waste Collection Event will take place in 2019: Saturday, February 2 from 9:00am – 2:00pm Saturday, October 5 from 9:00am – 2:00pm 234 E. Summit Avenue (Public Works Parking Lot) E-Waste Landfill Ban: The Discarded Computer Equipment and […]

Alamance County Pesticide Classes Dec. 4th and 5th, 2018

Is it time to plan on getting your Re-certification Credits for pesticide licenses again? Well we have lined up several classes for December. You can find the Registration links for an individual class at: Click on the time and date you would like to attend. 2 Hours of All-Ground Categories will be offer on: December […]

Christmas Recycling Ideas

Protect our streams from unwanted and unsafe Christmas throwaways!! Many times as we rearrange for Christmas we see a lot of items that need to be discarded, old paint, oil, batteries, household chemicals. What do you do with all of those items? First – Take an inventory of what you have. If at all possible […]