Ready to get geared up for next weekend? On Sunday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., PS 29 will host its Fall Earth Day Recycling Event, in association with the Cobble Hill Association, featuring electronics, textiles, document and hard drive shredding. Also: a clothing rummage sale, with proceeds to help out the school. It all takes place at the PS 29 schoolyard at 425 Henry Street (Baltic Street between Henry and Clinton streets).
All items collected during the day will be recycled according to the highest environmental standards. Specifically, old computers and electronics will be collected by Lower East Side Ecology Center, in conjunction with CHA. Acceptable items include: computers, monitors, printers, scanners, fax machines, copiers, network devices, keyboards, mice, cables, hard drives, CD-roms, circuit boards, VHS & DVD players, radios & stereos, phones, answering machines, pagers, batteries and the like. See the complete list here.
Textile collection is sponsored by Wearable Collections. Acceptable items include clothing, hats, belts, bags, handbags, matched shoes, curtains, linens, towels, pillows, stuffed animals and Halloween costumes. Stained & ripped clothing and other textiles are welcome. See the complete list here.
For more info: PS29RECYCLES@gmail.com.