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Meridian Waste Charity Pumpkin Patch Gives Back to Local Community with Free Event on October 8

Sep 6, 2022
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Public invited to fall festivities including inflatables, touch-a-truckyard and free picnic lunch 


WHO: Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, and Shotwell Environmental Park will host a free, fall event for the local community. 


WHAT: Event activities include pumpkin and face painting, inflatable games, corn hole, balloon twisting, hayride tours, and a touch-a-truck display. The Charity Pumpkin Patch will support local nonprofits. 

WHEN: Saturday, October 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

WHERE: Meridian Waste Shotwell Environmental Park  4724 Smithfield Rd., Wendell, NC.  

WHY: Meridian Waste is dedicated to supporting and giving back to the community and neighbors in need with its third year of hosting a family-friendly event. Previous donations have supported neighboring non-profits such as the Triangle Land Conservancy,East WakeEducation Foundation, and Good Hope Baptist Church.  



Pumpkins will be available in three sizes with suggested donations of $5 for medium, $10 for large, and $15 for an extra-large pumpkin. Donations are suggested and are not required to visit the facility and participate in activities.Meridian Waste is giving 100 percent of monies raised from pumpkin donations to local non-profits and will match all contributions to double the amount provided to local charities.  


For more information and to RSVP, visit the event page at                                                                     

For more information about Meridian Waste’s services in North Carolina, please visit  


IMAGE: The Shotwell Environmental Park Charity Pumpkin Patch field of pumpkins ready for donations and to find their seasonal homes.  



About Meridian Waste  

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Meridian Waste is a company defined by its commitment to servicing its customers, caring for and engaging its employees, and generating financial value for its shareholders while delivering a clean and healthy community. The company’s core waste business centers on residential, commercial, and industrial non-hazardous waste collection and disposal. Currently, the company operates in Northeast Fla., St. Louis, Mo., Goldston, N.C.,  Raleigh, N.C., Greenville, S.C., Knoxville, Tenn., Blacksburg, Va., Harrisonburg, Va., and Richmond, Va. servicing more than 203,343 residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers. In addition to a fleet of commercial, residential, and roll-off trucks, the company operates 12 hauling companies, seven transfer stations/materials recycling facilities (MRFs), two municipal solid waste landfills, and three C&D landfills in which 893,396 tons of waste are safely disposed of annually. For more information, visit 

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