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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Councilwoman Bonner Announces Overwhelming Success of “Go Green” Event in Mount Sinai

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Farmingville, NY - Recently, Councilwoman Jane Bonner held a “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 event was co-sponsored by Councilwoman Bonner, Teachers Federal Credit Union and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department. Pictured first are Councilwoman Bonner (center) with Deputy Sheriffs Hornick and Paparatto. Pictured second are Councilwoman Bonner (second from right) and Town of Brookhaven Recycling Coordination Aide Zachary Sicardi (right) with Iron Mountain Recycling staff. Pictured third are Phil Fava, president of PK Metals and eGreen Recycling Management, LLC (third from left) Councilwoman Bonner (center left) and Zachary Sicardi (center right) with eGreen staff.

This year the Town collected the following:

  • Electronic waste: 13,858 lbs.
  • Drug take-back: 16 boxes.
  • Shredding: 14,020 lbs.

Councilwoman Bonner said, “The results of my ‘Go Green’ event show that even during these difficult times, people are committed to recycling and protecting the environment. I thank the men and women of the Sheriff’s Department who return every year to help make Brookhaven a cleaner, greener place to live.”

Councilwoman Bonner’s next “Go Green” event will be held on Saturday, October 3 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 recycling events throughout the Town of Brookhaven, visit our Special Recycling Web page.

Councilwoman Bonner and Zachary Sicardi with Green Mountain Recycling staff

Phil Fava, president of eGreen Recycling Management, with Councilwoman Bonner and eGreen staff

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