Farmingville, NY – Brookhaven Town will host an E-Waste Collection, Paper Shredding and Drug Take Back event on Saturday, May 6 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Sachem Public Library, 150 Holbrook Road in Holbrook. 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 DIME Community Bank. For more information, call the Council District 3 office at 631-451-6647, or visit The Town Website. Pictured left to right are Councilman-Elect Neil Manzella; Commissioner of Recycling and Sustainable Materials Management, Christine Fetten; and Recycling Coordination, Aide Zachary Sicardi. Residents are urged to bring the following electronic items to be recycled:
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.