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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Councilwoman Bonner Announces Success of Sixth Bi-annual “Go Green” Event in Mount Sinai

Group of people beside truck for recycling

Farmingville, NY – On October 28, Councilwoman Jane Bonner held her sixth bi-annual “Go Green” event at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center in Mount Sinai, which included an E-Waste Drive, Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back and Paper Shredding. The successful event allowed residents to safely dispose of unwanted prescriptions and medications and recycle old electronic products and paper. The Pharmaceutical Take Back was co-sponsored by Councilwoman Bonner and Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent F. DeMarco. Pictured top left are Sheriff’s Deputies Rob Paasch (left) and Peter Kirwin (right) with Councilwoman Bonner (center). Top right is Councilwoman Bonner (second from left) with E Green Recycling staff and Town Recycling Coordination Aide Erich Weltsek (right). Bottom photo is Councilwoman Bonner with Quality Shredding staff and Mr. Weltsek.

This year the Town collected the following:
Electronic waste: 9,837 lbs.
Drug take-back: 17 boxes
Shredding: 16,160 lbs.

Councilwoman Bonner said, “I am so proud to sponsor the Go Green events in Council District 2 and I thank all the residents who participated. By recycling, we are doing our part to protect the environment and make Brookhaven a cleaner, greener place to live.”

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 the Town’s recycling efforts, visit our Recycling page.

Four people beside reyclign event

Councilwoman and two officers beside cruiser

Division of Public Information - Office of the Supervisor

One Independence Hill

Farmingville, NY 11738 

Phone: 631-451-6595

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