Turn in E-waste, Shredding, Appliances at Donation & Recycling Day
2015-06-11 · By Editor
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.
Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal and Goodwill SOLAC have teamed up for nine years to offer residents a quick and easy way to donate gently used clothing and other items for a good cause – providing individuals with training and tools for employment. In addition, Goodwill SOLAC will be accepting residential electronic waste. Council District 2 will also be offering residents free on-site shredding services through Goodwill of Orange County.
Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau will be on hand to accept bulk items and large appliances and residents are encouraged to donate their old cell phones to Interval House Crisis Center to help battered spouses and children. Finally, District 2 will be accepting used household batteries.
Donation & Recycle Day is set for Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Big Saver Foods, 659 Junipero Ave (east side of lot), Long Beach, CA 90802. This event is sponsored by Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal, Second District, Goodwill SOLAC, Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau and Interval House Crisis Center.
The following items will be accepted at Donation & Recycle Day:
- Large appliances or “white goods” such as refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers, etc.
- Bulk items such as chairs, sofas, mattresses, etc.
- Gently used clothing, accessories and other items normally donated to Goodwill stores.
- Household batteries (but not vehicle or industrial batteries)
- Cell phones will be donated to Interval House Crisis Center to help battered spouses and children successfully transition out of abusive homes
- eWaste includes: Computers, Monitors, Keyboards, TVs/ Big Screens, Remote Control Toys, DVD Players, Fax Machines, Printers, Digital Clocks and Cameras.
Industrial e-waste, household hazardous waste or fluorescent tubes will not be accepted.
Questions? Call the Second District office at (562) 570-6684