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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Date Change from May 15 to June 26 -E-Waste Collection, Paper Shredding and Drug Take Back Event

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Farmingville, NY - Councilwoman Jane Bonner will host her E-Waste Collection, Paper Shredding and Drug Take Back event on Saturday, June 26 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center, 739 Route 25A in Mount Sinai. The original date of May 15 was changed when Rose Caracappa Senior Center was selected as a COVID-19 vaccination site on the same date.

Councilwoman Bonner’s E-Waste Collection, Paper Shredding and Drug Take Back 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 for by DIME Community Bank. For more information, call Councilwoman Bonner’s office at 631-451-6964, or visit Residents are urged to bring the following electronic items to be recycled:

  • TV’s
  • 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 & 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.

Division of Public Information * Office of the Supervisor
One Independence Hill • Farmingville • NY 11738

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