Farmingville, NY - Recently, Councilwoman Jane Bonner held her eighth bi-annual “Go Green” event at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center in Mount Sinai that included an E-Waste Drive, Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back and Paper Shredding. The Pharmaceutical Take Back was co-sponsored by Councilwoman Bonner, Teachers Federal Credit Union and Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department. Pictured at left are Councilwoman Bonner with (left to right) Sheriff Deputies Vincent Aparicio; Andrew Schiro and John Hornick. Pictured center are Councilwoman Bonner with the Green Mountain Recycling staff. Pictured at right are Councilwoman Bonner with E-Green Recycling Managing Member Phil Fava (center) and a staff member.
This year the Town collected the following:
•Electronic waste: 13,786 lbs.
•Drug take-back: 18 boxes
•Shredding: 19,000 lbs.
Councilwoman Bonner said, “I am happy to see that my Go Green events are attracting more people every year who are making a commitment to recycle. We all need do our part to protect the environment and make Brookhaven a cleaner, greener place to live.”
Councilwoman Bonner’s next “Go Green” event will be held on Saturday, October 5 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at Rose Caracappa Senior Center, 739 Route 25A in Mt. Sinai. For more information on how to safely dispose of unused medications, please contact Councilwoman Jane Bonner’s office at 631-451-6964 or the Suffolk County Sheriff’s office at 631-852-3436. To learn more about upcoming throughout the Town of Brookhaven, visit the Town website.
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