Local news- Press Release
James City County Virginia - Repair Fair Recycling Expo Set for Nov 19 30 September 2022 ( news )
James City County , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
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Annual Repair Fair & Recycling Exporegistration is now open! The Clean County Commission is hosting the event on Saturday , Nov . 19 , from 9 a . m . to 1 p . m . at Warhill High School , 4615 Opportunity Way .
In celebration of America Recycles Day , the event will provide drive - thru recycling drop - off for plastic bags , glass , compost and tires , as well as donation acceptance of furniture , household goods , building materials , clothing , and shoes . Simultaneously ther......e will be fixers indoors repairing lightly broken items . As a bonus – free shredding will be provided ( maximum 2 bankers box/grocery store bags per person ) . The event will help mend items such as jewelry , bikes , woodworking , small appliances , and items needing welding or sewing .
Are you interested in attending? This event is open to all James City County residents . No registration is required for outdoor recycling and donation drop - off . To ensure that the proper tools and supplies are present to fix items , please complete the
Repairable Item Interest Formand provide a detailed description of the repair needed , including photos . Please note , all forms will be evaluated to determine which items can be repaired during the fair . A confirmation email will be sent for selected items with further information .
The Clean County Commission is also looking for volunteers to help run the event and "Fixers" to help citizens repair their salvageable items . To volunteer at the event , please sign up
. If you have a special skill particularly sewing , jewelry repair , or computers , and are interested in helping your neighbors , please fill out the
Fixer Interest Form
. Selected Fixers will receive a monetary stipend of $75 for their time , as well as lunch . Tools and supplies will be available to use onsite .
NOTICE: This event is free . Repairs must be registered in advance . The event hosts do not warrant any of the repairs , are not liable for any damage to or loss of property , and participation is at the risk of the participants .
Cassie Cordova ,
Environmental Sustainability Coordinator
757 - 259 - 5375;
cassie . cordova@jamescitycountyva . gov