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Posted on: September 5, 2018

E-Waste Collection, Paper Shredding and Drug Take Back Event on September 15 in Mount Sinai

Councilwoman Bonner at e-waste event

Farmingville, NY – Councilwoman Jane Bonner will present her E-Waste Collection, Paper Shredding and Drug Take Back event on Saturday, September 15 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm 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 our e-waste page. Residents are urged to bring the following electronic items to be recycled:

  • TV’s
  • VCR & 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 • Phone 631-451-6595

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