Last Appliance Recycling Event of the Year

Fridge in Recycling Bin

On Saturday November 16, the last Appliance Recycling Event of the year will take place. The event is scheduled to take place from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm at Spence Farm located at 41 Wyman Street. The next recycling event will not occur until March 15, 2014. This event will help benefit the Wyman School PTO projects and programs.

A portion of the proceeds will be going towards the scholarship fund for a Woburn High graduating senior that will be continuing their education in the field of environmental education.

Below is a comparison of collection costs between Waste Management and the Spence Farm Event.

Item Waste Mgmt Cost Medeiros Cost
Monitor/Laptop $25 $10
Television $25 $20
Projection TV $25 $25
Refrigerator $20 $10
Water Cooler $20 $10
Air Conditioner $20 $10
Freezer $20 $10
Dehumidifier $20 $10
Stove/Washer/Dryer $13 $10
Water Heater $13 $10
Dishwasher $13 $10

There are also smaller items that could be recycled at the event including typewriters, calculators, microwaves, fax/copy machines, printers, cameras, VCRs and DVDs, and sink disposal units. The company will be accepting these items for $1.00.
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