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Clean Up and Green Up Sunday, April 26, 2015

 

April, 24 2015

Clean Up and Green Up Sunday, April 26, 2015

 

Daylight Saving: Clean Up and Green Up Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

A free community-wide recycle, re-purpose and reuse event put on by Michigan Green Consortium in Traverse City, twice a year, on Sunday morning. Clean Up and Green Up encourages residents to bring difficult-to-recycle items; or ones that can be re-purposed or reused to one central location for collection and at no charge to the public.


Below is a list of items we will collect on Sunday April 26, 2015

  • ACs, Dehumidifiers (working)
  • Air packing pillows 
  • Alkaline Batteries (up to 5lbs)
  • Aluminum
  • Aluminum cans
  • Aseptic containers
  • Automotive Batteries
  • Ballasts
  • Banners
  • BBQ Grills
  • Bicycles, bike parts 
  • Books 
  • Bubble wrap 
  • Cabinets
  • Cameras
  • Car Seats (remove metal/pad)
  • Cell phones
  • Chain Saws (gas-powered)
  • Clawfoot tubs
  • Clothing & Linens
  • Colored Glass Bottles
  • Commercial Backlit Signs
  • Commercial Display Fixture
  • Computer Monitors
  • Computer Printers, scanners
  • Copper pipe (reusable)
  • Crafting supplies
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Desktop computers
  • Dishes, resellable 
  • Dishwashers (working/repair)
  • Doors
  • Extension cords
  • Fans, motors (working)
  • Fluorescent; CFL light bulbs
  • Hairdryers & curling irons 
  • Hearing aids
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Ladders
  • Laptop Computers
  • Large appliances (not working)
  • Lawn Mowers, Edgers (gas-powered)
  • Light ballast (no PBCs)
  • Lumber (6 foot length minimum, remove nails)
  • Magazines, Paper
  • Media motherboards, parts 
  • Mercury-filled thermostats
  • Metallic hardware, knobs, hooks 
  • Microwave ovens
  • Monitors
  • Musical instruments
  • Newspaper, Paper
  • Neon Signs
  • NiCad, Rechargeable Batteries
  • Outdoor furniture 
  • Ovens, Stoves (working/repair)
  • Paper- scrapbkg, gift, party 
  • Plastic #1-#7, unmarked 
  • Plastic shopping bags (clean) 
  • Power tool Batteries
  • Printer Ink, Toner cartridges
  • Propane tanks
  • Radios, small electronics 
  • Reading glasses, spectacles
  • Refrigerators, freezers
  • Reusable Bldg Supplies
  • Rigid insulation (4'x4'+, clean)
  • Screen doors 
  • Sewing supplies; Notions
  • Sewing fabric, patterns
  • Shoes, boots (pairs only)
  • Snow blowers (gas-powered)
  • Steel, Iron
  • String trimmers
  • Styrofoam #6 PS, Expoly EPS
  • Styrofoam Peanuts
  • Table saws
  • Televisions ( 1 per vehicle)
  • Tools
  • Torpedo Heaters
  • Transformers
  • Typewriters
  • Upholstered furniture (clean, reusable) 
  • Upholstery fabric swatches 
  • VHS Cassettes
  • Video games, game systems
  • Wallpaper (full rolls) 
  • Washers, Dryers (working/repair)

 



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