Village of Oswego to Host Spring Recycling Event
Apr 13, 2015 01:58PM ● Published by Steven Jack
The Village of Oswego and the Environmentally Conscious Oswego (ECO) Commission will hold its spring Reuse and Recycling Extravaganza from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday April 18, at the Public Works Facility located at 100 Theodore Drive. The items ECO collects are passed on to people who put them to good use, or recycle them. For example, ECO and our partners:
- Recycle scrap metal, building materials, and lawn equipment.
- Exchange used books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, games and videotapes for free, new-to-you items.
- Reuse luggage, school supplies, clothes and eyeglasses.
- Recycle household and car batteries, as well as electronics and appliances.
- Collect bicycles to repair for kids who can’t afford a bike.
- Respectfully dispose of American flags.
The following items will be accepted at the Extravaganza:
Appliances (SMALL) - irons, toasters, blenders, coffee makers, curling irons, etc.
Batteries (household and car)
Bicycles & bicycle parts, scooters
Books & Puzzles
Bubble wrap, packing peanuts, padded envelopes, air pillows
Brass and Copper
CDs & VHS cassettes, Cameras
Cell Phones, Chargers, and Pagers
Dog Collars/Chains/Leashes, Dog Bones
Electric Motors, Engine Motors, Car Parts, Car Batteries
Electronics: keyboards, monitors, computers, all types of memory sticks, printer cartridges, laptops and laptop accessories, all hard drives, power cables, all networking equipment (hubs, routers, servers, switches, etc.), fax machines, photocopiers, VCRs.
Empty Propane Tanks (no propane camping stove tanks please)
Hearing Aids, Eyeglasses, & Keys
Lawn & Garden, Power & Shop Tools
Medicine/Prescription drugs only - NO controlled substances
Microwave ovens (not older than 5 years)
Scrap Metal, metal lawn furniture, old swing sets, metal siding, pots and pans, screen doors, metal shelving, piping, nuts and bolts, fascia, rims, small kitchen appliances, tin, washer, dryers, stoves, hot water heaters, wagons, metal hangers, etc.
Televisions (first one for free, additional TV’s for a fee)
Tools; hand tools, garden tools, power tools
Useable School Supplies