318 Riverside Dr
Phone: (828) 254-1776
Asheville GreenWorks, is a volunteer-based, environmental organization working to enhance the environment and quality of life for citizens in Asheville and Buncombe County through community based projects. With more than 400 members and thousands of volunteers, we engage the community in grassroots projects such as tree plantings, environmental cleanups, anti-litter and waste reduction education, creation and maintenance of green spaces, playground enhancement, neighborhood beautification and care and preservation of Asheville’s rivers and trees.
Asheville GreenWorks is an environmental organization working to enhance the community through educational and volunteer based environmental programs.
Formed in 1973 after the passing of the Clean Water Act, Asheville GreenWorks, formerly Quality Forward serves Western North Carolina through community based environmental outreach and volunteer projects.
Asheville Bag Monster
Clean Streams Day
Food Tree Project
Hard 2 Recycle Events
Tree City USA
Invasive Plant Removal
NC Big Sweep
Recycling and Waste Reduction
To engage the community in volunteer based, environmental improvement projects and to educate the next generation on conservation, preservation and environmental stewardship.
HoursMon: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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River Demo Days - Presented by French Broad OutfittersFrench Broad Outfitters and Bellyak Presents River Demo Days, a benefit for Asheville GreenWorks. $5.00 to try out paddle boards, kayaks, canoes and MORE. Check...
12:00 PM - 08/12/2017
Hard 2 Recycle Collection - WeavervilleSaturday June 17th - the Hard 2 Recycle event returns to Weaverville. Our partners will be accepting: styrofoam, toner carts, books, scrap metals, electronics, appliances,...
10:00 AM - 06/17/2017
Mtn Sports Festival - River CleanupJoin Asheville GreenWorks, Young Professionals of Asheville French Broad Outfitters and Bellyak for a cleanup of the French Broad River during Mtn Sports Festival....
10:00 AM - 05/27/2017
Hard 2 Recycle Event - DowntownAsheville GreenWorks Hard 2 Recycle event returns to Downtown Asheville. Our sponsors will be accepting loads of items that will be properly recycled here in the...
10:00 AM - 04/29/2017
Vote for Asheville GreenWorks, Best of WNC 2017Please vote Asheville GreenWorks for BEST Environmental Org under the Outdoors section and Nonprofit that Improves Asheville under Uniquely Asheville section. This...
01:58 PM - 04/26/2017
Pearson Bridge Road CleanupJoin us for a cleanup of Pearson Bridge Road! There's loads of trash that needs to be removed before it makes it's way in the French Broad River. Meetup in the...
10:00 AM - 03/11/2017
Pond Road CleanupPond Road in West Asheville is SUPER trashed due to all of the Waste Haulers that use this road to access the Transfer Station. The #1 source of roadside litter...
09:00 AM - 02/18/2017
Neighborhood Cleanup - Dorchester, Burton & FloridaWANA neighbor Joyce Ramsey will be leading this roadside / neighborhood cleanup Satuday Feb 18th. Gloves, bags, vests, grabbers will be provided by AGW. We will...
09:00 AM - 02/18/2017
Saturday Roadside & Greenway CleanupJoin us for a cleanup of Lyman, Riverside, Craven and the new French Broad Greenway. There's loads of trash that needs to be removed before it makes it's way in...
10:00 AM - 01/21/2017
After the Holiday's Hard 2 Recycle CollectionBRING OUT YOUR DEAD electronics, batteries, appliances and MORE to be recycled here in the US. Our sponsors are also accepting packaging styrofoam, books, select...
10:00 AM - 01/14/2017
Hard 2 Recycle Collection South AshevilleJoin us for the last collection of 2016. Our sponsors will be accepting styrofoam, batteries, books, electronics, computers, select TerraCycle items, appliances...
10:00 AM - 11/19/2016
2016 NC Big Sweep River CleanupJoin us Saturday Sept 10th for the 29th annual NC Big Sweep River Cleanup. Volunteer for the region's largest river, stream and roadside cleanup! Asheville GreenWorks,...
09:00 AM - 09/10/2016
Hi-Wire Brewing Nonprofit NightHead out to Hi-Wire Brewing and grab a pint and a bite to eat July 21st. The brewery is graciously donating 15% of sales from the evening to Asheville Greenworks! As...
04:00 PM - 07/21/2016
Clean Streams Day - River, Stream and Roadside CleanupSince 1976, Asheville GreenWorks and the community has held "Clean Streams Day" to kick off the summer river cleanup season. Teams sign up prior to the day of the...
10:00 AM - 05/28/2016
Hard 2 Recycle Collection - Downtown AshevilleSaturday April 23rd bring out your hard to recyclables to the Public Works parking lot to be recycled here in the US. Due to rising recycling costs we increased...
08:00 AM - 04/23/2016
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