By Forum Staff
Get your recyclables ready folks! Sen. Joe Addabbo, (D_Howard Beach) and Assemblyman Mike Miller (D-Woodhaven) will again host their annual Fall Recycling Event.
The event will take place on Sunday September 25, from 10- am to 2 p.m.. Crews will be on hand at the Forest Park Bandshell to accept items – including electronics, paper, clothing and various household items – to be safely and properly recycled.
The event is held once a year in order to encourage more residents to recycle as much as possible, and create an easier and more convenient way to do so.
“There are so many things that people may not know can be recycled, or things that don’t get recycled simply because it’s a hassle to do so,” said Addabbo. “This eliminates those hurdles and provides our constituents with a stress-free way to take care of all their recycling needs
The recycling fair will host a paper shredder that will allow documents to be safely and securely recycled on site while residents watch to ensure confidentiality. Electronics recycling will accept items including computers, monitors, cell phones, fax machines, televisions, PDAs, printers, batteries, cameras, power strips, wires, chargers, cable boxes, fans, telephones and VCR tapes.
Household items will also be accepted, including clothing, coats, bedding, paired shoes, dishes, silverware, lamps and curtains. All donated items must be clean and dry. Air conditioners, paint, tires, medical waste and cardboard will not be accepted.
For more information or questions about what items can be recycled, please contact Senator Addabbo’s Howard Beach Office at 718-738-1111.