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Household Recycling Day Set For Westchester Residents

PEEKSKILL, NY — Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities will likely be conducting a Household Recycling Day occasion from 9 a.m. to three p.m. Sunday on the Charles Point Resource Recovery Facility, 3 John Walsh Blvd., in Peekskill.

The upcoming occasion in Peekskill would be the fifth HRD occasion of 2022, giving residents throughout the county a chance to conveniently and safely eliminate their family wastes.

In addition to correctly labelled family chemical compounds, tires, scrap metallic, electronics, home equipment, and different particular wastes present in a typical family, residents can convey paperwork for shredding and expired or undesirable medicines for disposal to the Sunday occasion.

Residents ought to place gadgets of their trunk or backseat and stay of their autos whereas employees unload autos within the drop-off space.

Generally, the next gadgets are accepted for protected disposal or recycling:

Properly labeled family chemical compounds, corresponding to:

  • Household cleansing merchandise
  • Most automotive fluids (antifreeze, brake fluid, gasoline however not motor oil)
  • Flammable liquids (kerosene, butane, lighter fluid, turpentine)
  • Metal, jewellery and furnishings polishes and waxes; wooden preservatives
  • Fertilizers, pesticides, pesticides, herbicides
  • Photographic and swimming pool chemical compounds

Batteries – solely automobile, rechargeable, or button cell

Fluorescent mild bulbs & CFLs

Fire extinguishers

Barbecue propane tanks (as much as 20 kilos)

Mercury containing units (thermometers and thermostats)

Electronic waste (TVs, computer screens and towers)

Expired or undesirable medicines, each OTC and prescription

Personal paperwork for shredding (restrict of 4 file-size packing containers per family)

Tires

Items that won’t be accepted and shouldn’t be delivered to the Household Recycling Day embody paint (each latex and oil), non-rechargeable alkaline and carbon zinc batteries (they are often safely discarded within the trash), motor oil, smoke detectors, cell telephones, explosives (flares, fireworks, ammunition), building particles and hypodermic needles. Also, waste from companies, colleges or different establishments won’t be accepted.

For extra info on what to convey to this occasion, go here or name 914-813-5425.

If you might be unable to attend the Peekskill occasion, you possibly can nonetheless eliminate your hard-to-get-rid-of family waste by making an appointment for the county’s Household-Material Recycling Facility (H-MRF), 15 Woods Road, Valhalla. The H-MRF is open Tuesday by Saturday from 10 a.m. to three p.m. by appointment, and accepts the identical gadgets which are accepted on the HRD occasions. For extra details about the H-MRF or to make an appointment, go to go to this website or name 914-813-5425.

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