Woburn Council Of Social Concern Appliance/Freon Bearing/CRT Device Recycling Event

Saturday, September 20, 2008 - 5:00am

Appliance / Freon Bearing / CRT Device Recycling Event

Wondering what to do with that old television, computer monitor or appliance that is broken, unwanted or unused and just taking up space?

Paul Medeiros has found and is working with a Massachusetts company that will collect these items at drop off sites set up throughout Woburn at various times throughout the year. This is an excellent opportunity to recycle these items at a minimal cost compared to the higher cost associated with curbside appliance recycling programs offered by the City of Woburn through Waste Management and will also be a fundraiser for local organizations that will sponsor these events. Provide jobs with a Massachusetts company. Another good thing and possibly the best part of this program is that it is open to residents from any and all communities, not just Woburn, as well as any and all business entities.

With your help these collections have raised over $26,000 dollars for local organizations so far. So clean out those basements, attics, garages, trailers and warehouses and bring them down!

This collection will be on Saturday, September 20, 2008 from 9 A.M. to 1 P.M. at the Woburn Daily Times Building at 1 Arrow Drive which is off of Wildwood Street here in Woburn with the proceeds going to benefit the Woburn Council of Social Concern and their many programs and projects.

The next event after this is being held on Saturday, December 20, 2008 from 9A.M. to 1 P.M. so if you don't want these items sitting around until the winter, be sure to get to this one or you will have no alternative but to pay the higher prices at curside or wait until this collection.

The prices are as follows:

Waste Mgmt/City Of Woburn Collection                                         Drop Off Collection

Laptop/Monitor-               $30.00                                                             $5.00

Television-                     $30.00                                                              $10.00

Refrigerator-                  $30.00                                                               $10.00

Air Conditioner-              $30.00                                                               $10.00

Freezer-                         30.00                                                                 $10.00

Dehumidifier-                 $30.00                                                                $10.00

Stove/Washer/Dryer-       $15.00                                                                $10.00

Water Heater-                $15.00                                                                10.00

Want to recycle for reuse or salvage and don’t like to throw away old, usable or even unusable equipment? Bring it to the event: For $1.00 each they will take the following- electronic office equipment such as calculators, typewriters, fax/copy machines, printers, telephones, all consumer electronics (excluding televisions) such as cameras, video/audio/DVD/VCR, microwaves, trash compactors and sink disposal units.

Additionally, they will take and recycle or salvage the following in any quantity for a voluntary donation: computer parts and accessories, plugs, wires, drives, parts of computers, cell phones, video games as well as parts and accessories or plugs and wires, DVD’s, CD’s and VHS tapes.

If you would like further information or have any questions about this recycling program designed to save you money and benefit local organizations, please call Paul or Lori Medeiros at (781) 938-0297, via e-mail at: paulderman@verizon.net   or check out my website at: www.geocities.com/paulderman

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