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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Councilwoman Bonner Presents E-Waste Collection, Paper Shredding & Drug Take Back Event

Farmingville, NY - Councilwoman Jane Bonner will present her E-Waste Collection, Paper Shredding and Drug Take Back event on Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center, 739 Route 25A in Mount Sinai. The event provides the opportunity for residents to safely dispose of unused electronic devices, have their old paper documents securely shredded and safely dispose of old prescription drugs. This special recycling event is co-sponsored by Teachers Federal Credit Union, who have partnered with the Town since 2015. For more information, call Councilwoman Bonner's office at 631-451-6964, or visit www.brookhavenny.gov. Residents are urged to bring the following electronic items to be recycled:

  • TVs
  • VCR and DVD Players
  • Computer Mice
  • Printers
  • Calculators
  • Hard Drives
  • Electronic Typewriters
  • Circuit Boards
  • Projectors
  • Camcorders
  • Laptops
  • Power Supplies
  • Radios/Stereos
  • Servers
  • Backup Batteries
  • PDAs
  • Mainframes
  • Pagers
  • Monitors
  • Routers
  • Telephones
  • Scanners
  • Cell Phones
  • Answering Machines
  • Hubs
  • Modems
  • Fax Machines
  • Keyboards
  • Copiers
  • Cables
  • Gameboys and other Handheld Electronic Toys


Documents brought in for shredding will be placed into a 65-gallon container and then into the shredder, enabling each participant to witness the secure destruction of sensitive papers. Paper can be brought in boxes or bags. Documents can remain stapled together, but paper clips and other metal must be removed along with any other contaminants such as rubber bands.


Councilwoman Bonner's next E-Waste Collection, Paper Shredding and Drug Take Back event will be held on Saturday, September 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center.


Division of Public Information - Office of the Supervisor

One Independence Hill

Farmingville, NY 11738

Phone: 631-451-6595

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