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Sunnyvale Recycling Roundup and Trash-off on April 9

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Spring has sprung! It’s time for Spring cleaning and yard prep for the summer. Need to get rid of old, unwanted electronics, appliances and yard waste? Sunnyvale residents are invited to bring them to the annual Recycling Round-up and Trash-off on Saturday, April 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m at Jobson Park. Here’s a list of items that will be accepted:

  • Computers & Laptops
  • Networking Equipment
  • Monitors & TVs *
  • Printers & Copiers
  • Phone Systems
  • Cell Phones
  • Wires & Cables
  • UPS Units
  • Appliances of all sizes
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Scrap Metal & Plastic
  • Large brushy items and yard waste

*Flat screen monitors and television will be recycled at no charge. But there will be a charge for older equipment that includes tubes ($5 for CRT monitors and $20 for televisions). Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted by Verde Tech, which also offers an optional Certified hard drive wipe, at $20 per drive.

Items that cannot be accepted include:

  • Tires
  • Concrete
  • Chemicals of any kind
  • Paint
  • Any pieces of equipment with oil or gas in them
  • Batteries of any kind

This event is produced by the Town of Sunnyvale and co-sponsored by the Sunnyvale Garden Club, Republic Services and Verde Tech. For more information, visit the Town of Sunnyvale website or call Rashad Jackson, Director of Development, at (972) 203-4188.

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REMINDER: SGC Meeting on Tuesday, 03/15/16 – 10 a.m.

Come join us at the next Sunnyvale Garden Club meeting scheduled on Tuesday, March 15th, 6:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Sunnyvale Community Center, 417 E. Tripp Road.

herbsProgram – Create International Taste with Herbs – Growing herbs and using them in her culinary creations.

Program Speaker: Barbara Gollman – Master Gardeners Speaker Bureau – Co-autor of the Phytopia Cookbook, a World of Plant-Centered Cuisine. DCMGA since 2005.

Hostesses:   Denise Clark (Lead) Marilyn Fitzner, Patsy Knight, Ann Parish & Beverly Williams

Activity:

  • Collect money and food for Sharing Life.
  • Plant Exchange

Reminder:  Our membership drive starts soon, so why not bring a friend or a family member who is interested in plants, gardening, eating delicious homemade food … and socializing with wonderful people?  Our meetings are a great place for people  to meet new friends and get involved in community activities!