Released on September 23, 2010 - 9:09am
Sep 22

Mayor Craig A. Moe is pleased to announce that the City will be holding its fourth electronics recycling and paper shredding event on Saturday, October 16th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Municipal Center.  This event will be for City residents only.  Participants will be required to show proof of City residency.

The Department of Public Works will be on-hand to assist City residents to recycle their unwanted electronics.  Recyclable items include:  computer monitors and CPUs, CD/DVD/VCR players, radios, printers, keyboards, televisions, etc.  The electronics recycling event is a joint-effort between the City and Unicor Recycling Business Group.  This event will be free to residents for their electronics recycling. 

PNC Bank is again sponsoring the paper shredding event.  Office Shredding, a document destruction company will be available to City residents at the Municipal Center.  Residents are encouraged to bring any and all sensitive material to the event and shred it at no cost.  Only paper products can be accepted for shredding, but the City will have their recycling truck on-hand for cardboard boxes and other recyclable containers. 

Residents can find more information about the event and the City’s curb-side recycling program at www.laurel.md.us – Public Works or by calling the Department of Public Works 301-725-0088.

For Immediate Release
September 1, 2010
Contact:   James Collins, Public Information Officer
               301-725-5300, ext. 244
                E-Mail: [email protected] 

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