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Turn in E-waste, Shredding, Appliances at Donation & Recycling Day

ewaste-electronics-recyclin Residents who missed their chance during the Spring to clean out their closets, garage and office files will have another opportunity during Donation & Recycle Day on Saturday, June 20 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm) at Big Saver Foods on East 7th Street.

Hughes Middle School Teams With Goodwill to Host Used-Book Drive for America Recycles Day

books Hughes Middle School will team up with Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (Goodwill SOLAC), to host a community Used-Book Drive for America Recycles Day, Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Free E-Waste Recycling and Document Shredding This Saturday

shred-event Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews will host a Document Shredding and Recycling Event on Saturday, November 8, 2014, between 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Avenue, Long Beach, CA (across from Long Beach City College – PCH/Orange Avenue campus).

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal to Host “Council in the Park”

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal is hosting “Council in the Park” on Tuesday, September 30, asking residents to stop for a chat while they are shopping at the Bixby Park Farmers Market. Council in the Park gives residents a chance to visit with the Vice Mayor and her staff outside of normal business hours and promotes activities in the park such as the farmers market.

Waste Management Teams With 2014 Long Beach ICB Marathon to Repurpose Running Shoes

wm-marathon-shoe-refurb Waste Management and The Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon have teamed up to help runners transform lives by repurposing their old running shoes. In honor of the event’s 30th Anniversary on October 10 through 12, Waste Management will collect shoes from marathon runners in a reuse campaign to benefit the Long Beach Rescue Mission.

Seven-Ten Swap: 4 Years of Community Building Through Sharing

seven-ten-swap Have any items laying around that you no longer use but don’t have the heart to throw out? Imagine a community space where you could take them to and know that someone else will accept them and give it a new home. That is the vision behind the monthly Seven-Ten Swap, a free community exchange where people can give items that are clean and in good condition to pass on to others.

Holiday Schedule For City Facilities and Services

lbcityseal-900x600 City of Long Beach offices and services will adhere to the following schedule on Friday, July 4, 2014. City Hall re-opens on Monday, July 7. CLOSED Animal Care Services and spcaLA Career Transition Center Center for Working Families City Hall Citizen Police Complaint Commission Code Enforcement services Fire Headquarters, Support Services (ECOC), Fire Prevention, & Operations, including Marine Safety Administration Gas Services (Emergencies: 570-2140) Health Department and Health facilities Libraries Marina offices Neighborhood Resource Center Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Center Park offices, swimming pools, Rancho Los Cerritos, El Dorado Nature Center, & community park facilities Police administration Street sweeping Water Department (Emergencies: 570-2390) OPEN Fire Stations and Lifeguard Stations Main Police Station Front Desk Refuse and recycling collection ADDITIONAL INFORMATION There will be no scheduled Street Sweeping on July 4.

Councilman Andrews to Host Document Shredding and Recycling Event

shred Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews will host a Document Shredding and Recycling Event on Saturday, June 7, 2014, between 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at Martin Luther King, Jr.

El Dorado Duck Pond Unveils Winged Wonders Project

winged-wonders-eldorado Most people can tell the difference between a Mallard, Canada Goose, and a Mute Swan, but what about the myriad of other winged wonders that frequent the lakes, ponds, and wetlands of the City of Long Beach? The Winged Wonders banner project at the El Dorado Park Duck Pond will help visitors identify the various feathered residents while also offering information about each bird’s diet and song or call.

2nd District to Host eWaste & Recycling Drive Saturday

ewaste-electronics-recyclin The Second District eWaste & Recycling Drive is the perfect chance to get rid of all sorts of household items following the holidays in a free, fast and ultra-convenient way. What makes this event unique is that we’ll be accepting more than just eWaste, including large appliances, bulk items, cell phones and lightly used clothes and household items.

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