ACLD hosts Community Recycle Day of clothing, e-waste and record destruction

ACLD hosts Community Recycle Day of clothing, e-waste and record destruction
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Make room for the holidays!

Adults and Children with Learning & Developmental Disabilities, RewearAble Program, is partnering with LI Shredding & Record Destruction to host a Community Recycle Day drive on Saturday, Dec. 9.

The event will be held at ACLD’s Bethpage campus, located at 837 S. Oyster Bay Road, Bethpage. ACLD’s Recycle Day will accept clothing, e-waste and will offer record destruction (paper shredding) at this free event.

ACLD’s RewearAble Program is a clothing recycle initiative that creates employment opportunities for adults with autism, learning and developmental disabilities. Community members can come down to the Recycle Day from 9 am to 1 pm, and drop off clothes, shoes, handbags, bedding, belts, coats, hats, scarfs and gloves, household items- tablecloths (cloth), cloth napkins and placemats, bathing suits, towels, coverups, and baseball hats.

LI Shredding & Record Destruction will be on hand to accept eWaste such as small appliances, hard drives, computers, laptops, iPads, cell phones, TVs, monitors, fax machines, video games. Shredding of personal documents will also be accepted at this drive.

Please note, RewearAble does not accept furniture, toys, games, books, cookware, pillows, appliances, rugs, cutlery  or any breakable items such as china sets.

The Recycle Day cannot accept toner cartridges, DVDs, video and audio cassettes, Freon-containing appliances (refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, etc.), large stereo speakers (extra-large wooden-box speakers) batteries, hazardous waste (mercury-containing devices, thermostats, thermometers, smoke detectors, liquids and gasses, fluorescent tubes, etc) or lightbulbs of any kind including incandescent, fluorescent, halogen, and light-emitting diode.

For more information about the Recycle Day and a full list of items we accept please visit our website.  


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