Annual Fall Recycling Event in Forest Park to be Hosted by Senator Joseph Addabbo and Assemblyman Mike Miller

On Sunday, September 23rd between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 pm crews will be at the Forest Park Bandshell to collect certain types of electronic waste.

This event is a great way to preserve the environment by safely and securely disposing of old electronics and household goods.

During their Spring recycling event, Addabbo and Miller helped residents recycle 3.53 tons of paper and 28,390 pounds of unwanted electronics.

“This event gives the opportunity for our constituents to securely discard household items in addition to reduces waste sent to landfills, conserves resources, helps protect the environment and saves energy. I encourage everyone to come and participate,” said Assemblyman Miller.

 

Things that will be accepted Things that will NOT be accepted
computers Large console or projection TVs
monitors Air conditioners
cell phones/ telephones newspapers
compact discs gas/oil items
PDAs paints
printers mattresses
batteries ovens
cameras office furniture
lamps firearms
mirrors vacuum cleaners
power strips/wires light bulbs
cable boxes liquids
fans tires
VCR tapes/ small televisions medication

Clean, dry household items such as clothing, bedding, paired shoes, dishes, silverware, lamps, curtains, American flags, and eyeglasses will also be accepted.

For more information on what items can be recycled please contact Addabbo’s Howard Beach office at 718-738-1111.

 

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