Armonk Zero Waste Day April 20th | Armonk Real Estate

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ZERO WASTE DAY
Saturday, April 20, 2013

9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Rain or Shine 
North Castle Town Hall
15 Bedford Road
Armonk, NY   10504

 

 

Welcome to Zero Waste Day! In order to ensure a safe and efficient event for our residents and volunteers, we ask that you please follow these simple rules to responsibly dispose of your unwanted items:

 

 

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Drive slowly, and wait your turn.  Traffic flows one way only.

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Stay in your car and let our volunteers unload your items.

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Follow all traffic signs and obey our volunteers’ directions.

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To avoid bringing items that are not being collected, please carefully check the list below beforehand. Refer to Recyclopedia for alternative disposal options for items not being collected during Zero Waste Day.

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Our Zero Waste Day participating organizations will be present behind Town Hall in the order listed below.  Please consider this when loading your vehicle, so as to enable quick and efficient unloading.

 

Our Zero Waste Day collections change with each event. Please note the following:
      

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Furniture Sharehouse is returning. See below for more information.

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Stuffed animals and children’s books will NOT be collected.

bullet Bulk items will NOT BE COLLECTED. Arrange curbside pickup with Suburban Carting if you have bulk items.

          

       

 

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Used Motor, Antifreeze and Cooking Oil Collection – collected by Enviro Waste Oil Recovery and American Alternative Energy

 

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Used motor oil, used antifreeze, used oil filters and oily debris (rags)

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Used vegetable oil (from a deep fat fryer)

 

 

For more information about Enviro Waste Oil Recovery, go to www.envirowasteoil.com

 

 

 

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Scrap Metal Collection – collected by Suburban Carting

 

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    Metal file cabinets, metal bed frames, aluminum siding, outdoor grills, metal fence pieces, hot water tanks and heaters, treadmills, basketball hoops, antennas, metal appliances (washers, dryers, stoves, dishwashers, refrigerators*, freezers*, air conditioners*, toasters, coffee pots, mixers, microwaves, waffle irons, table top grills) and any other unwanted scrap metal items or pieces.

 

*Freon does not need to be removed prior to drop-off.

 

 

 

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E-waste Collection – collected by Suburban Carting for RCR&R

 

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    Computers **(including laptops), TVs, CRTs, small scale servers, monitors (non-CRT), keyboards and mice, copiers and scanners, fax machines, printers, VCRs, DVRs, DVD players, electronic and video game consoles, portable digital music players, digital converter boxes, cable or satellite receivers, cell phones and PDAs, universal power supply battery back-ups, typewriters, telephones, telecommunications equipment, circuit boards, cables and wires, ink cartridges, electric motors, AV equipment, radios and speakers, cameras, rechargeable power tool batteries, lead acid and automobile batteries.

 

** To prevent identity fraud, remember to remove any stored personal information before drop-off.  Simply deleting files does not completely erase the information on your computer’s hard drive.

 

For more information about Regional Computer Recovery and Recycling, go towww.ewaste.com.

 

 

 

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Adult and Children’s Bicycles – collected by Recycle-a-Bicycle

 

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Adult and children’s used bicycles in good condition, free of rust and major structural damage.

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Bike parts and bike tools.

 

For more information, please go to www.recycleabicycle.org.

 

 

 

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Paper Shredding  – collected by USA Shred

 

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Up to 6 total boxes of papers and/or hardcover books per household for shredding and disposal. Box size must not exceed 10”x12”x15”. Staples and paper clips need not be removed but metal clasps and binder clips are not permitted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dog and Cat Supplies – collected by Adopt-a-Dog

 

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Wire dog crates, airline kennels, dog and cat beds and toys.

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    Linens in any condition (sheets, towels, comforters, blankets).

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    Balls (basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, tennis balls). 

 

 

For a complete listing of items acceptable for donation, go to www.adoptadog.org.

 

 

 

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Spring and Summer Clothing, Shoes and Linens – collected by Community Center of Northern Westchester

 

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Clean, gently used spring and summer clothing and shoes for men, women and children.

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Clean, gently used linens (sheets, towels, blankets, comforters).

 

For more information, please go to www.communitycenternw.org.

 

 

 

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Household Furniture – collected by Furniture Sharehouse

         

bullet Sofas (no sleeper sofas and no sofas over 80” long), armchairs (no stains, excessive fading or rips), metal bed frames (no king-sized), mattresses and box springs (no stains, no kings and in good condition only), tables and chairs, dressers, occasional tables, lamps, mirrors, clean area rugs (vacuumed, no larger than 10’ x 12”), TVs (no larger than 27”, no older than 5 years), artwork
bullet Small electric appliances in working order (microwaves, toasters, coffee pots)

 

For a complete list of items that are acceptable and not acceptable, please go towww.furnituresharehouse.org.

 

             

 

Please note these items will NOT BE COLLECTED during this Zero Waste Day.

 

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Bulk Items. There will not be a container for bulk items.  Arrange cubside pickup with Suburban Carting if you have bulk items.

bullet CFLs (compact fluorescent bulbs)
bullet alkaline batteries
bullet button cell batteries
bullet paint cans
bullet tires
bullet hazardous household chemicals
bullet medications

 

          

This event is sponsored by the North Castle Recycling Committee and the Town of North Castle.  We are in need of volunteers!  Interested in helping as a committee member?  Want to volunteer for events only?  Please email us at www.northcastlerecycling@gmail.com.

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