Wilmington Residents Invited To Free Recycling Collection Event At Andover Whole Foods On April 21

ANDOVER, MA — Whole Foods Market Andover is sponsoring a FREE Recycling Collection Event with M&K Recovery on Friday, April 21, from 1pm to 6pm, in the Whole Foods parking lot (40 Railroad Street, Andover) as part of their Earth Day celebration.  The event will occur, rain or shine.

Personal Electronics, Batteries, Fluorescent Light Bulbs (residential only and limited to 6 per vehicle), Ink Jet/ Laser /Toner Cartridges, Books/CDs/DVDs/Video Games (no VHS tapes or encyclopedias accepted), and Clothing/Textiles can be recycled for free.  TVs & Computer Monitors will NOT be collected.

Good usable items suitable for donation such as Linens (Bedding / Sheets / Blankets / Comforters / Pillows / Towels) and Kitchen Items (Dishes, Cups, Glasses, Pots, Pans, Silverware), and Clean & Working Small Kitchen Appliances (i.e. countertop microwave) will also be collected for local charities.

ELECTRONICS Computers, laptops, tablets, DVD players, cell phones, keyboards, printers, copiers, faxes, modems, cabling, wires, cords, cameras, VCRs, scanners, printers, iPods, hard drives, stereos, speakers, gaming consoles.(No TVs or CRT Computer Monitors will be accepted)
BATTERIES Auto batteries, marine, lawn/tractor, motorcycle, computer UPS,rechargeable, button cells, laptop batteries, alkaline

(Only Intact & Non-Leaking will be accepted)

FLUORESCENT LIGHT BULBS CFLs, tubes, circlines(Must be Intact – No Broken Bulbs will be accepted)

(Residential Only – Limit of 6 per Vehicle)

INK JET / LASER / TONER CARTRIDGES All Ink Jet / Laser / Toner cartridges – all makes/types(No Waste Toner will be accepted)
BOOKS/CDs/DVDs/VIDEO GAMES Books, CDs, DVDs, Video Games(No VHS Tapes, magazines, encyclopedias will be accepted)
CLOTHING / TEXTILES Clothing, shoes, stuffed animals, handbags, bedding (comforters, sheets, blankets), table linens, and draperies/curtains.  Items can be in almost any condition from reusable to moth-eaten, faded, torn, stained but must be clean & dry.
LINENS / KITCHEN ITEMS Bedding, sheets, blankets, comforters, pillows, towels, dishes, cups, glasses, pots, pans, silverware, clean & working small appliances in suitable condition for donation.

Earth Day (Large)

(NOTE: The above press release & flyer are from Keith Saxon, aka “Andover Recycler.”)

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