The challenge with environmentally conscious people purging clutter from their home is what to do with the unwanted items and protect the environment. Here are various recycle locations and events/sites that will help you get rid of these items while helping the environment. I will update this when I hear of new events in the Philadelphia area.
Here are some recycling locations and shredding events for the current year in or around Philadelphia.
Always Be Recycling: Major event on Earth Day!
They can accept most electronics for free including Computers, Laptops, Tablets, and Accessories,
Servers and Networking Equipment, Flat Screen LED/LCD and Plasma TVs and Monitors, Cell phones, Office Phones, and House Phones, Cameras, Remotes, Routers, and Modems, Stereo Equipment, Record Players, Speakers, etc., DVD Players, Blu-Ray Players, and VCRs, Video Game Consoles, and Accessories, Microwaves, Toasters, Blenders, and other Household Electronics, Cords, Cables, Chargers, etc.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
131 Rosemary Avenue Ambler, PA 19002
First Friday of Every Month
Bailiwick Office Park
252 West Swamp Road, Doylestown, PA 18901
TIME: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Third Thursday of Every Month
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, PA 19067
TIME: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM
Second Tuesday of Every Month
Upper Moreland Township Library
117 Park Avenue(off Rt 611 in the Police Dept parking lot), Willow Grove, PA 19090
TIME: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Recycling Unused Prescription Drugs:
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is in September. Click for a location near you
For Montgomery County Pennsylvania Recycling Unused Prescription Drugs: Check out this page of locations
Recycling and Random information:
Nationwide: Check out Earth911 website: Type in what you want to recycle and your zip code.
Electronics Recycling Centers in Pennsylvania: Electronics Collection Programs
Appliances Recycling or Purchasing EnergyStar appliances:
Energystart.gov search recycles refrigerator.
PECO Energy Rebates for recycling older appliances.
Best Buy runs a year-round electronics recycling program. They do not accept TVs or monitors.
Staples has a great recycling program.
I hope this helps you get rid of your unwanted stuff. Great job taking action to clear your clutter AND taking care of our planet.
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