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Clean Up and Green Up

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Date:
April 26, 2015
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.cleanupgreenup.com

Venue

American Waste
280 Hughes Drive
Traverse City, MI United States
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Phone:
231-633-1277

Michigan Green Consortium’s community-wide, FREE, recycle, re purpose and reuse event at American Waste 280 Hughes Drive in Traverse City on Sunday April 26, 2015 from 9am until 3pm.

There are a few items that we CANNOT ACCEPT at this Clean Up and Green Up event.

We are working on trying to include them in the future

NO Asphalt, concrete, toilets, sinks

NO Confidential documents

NO Carpet or padding

NO more than 1 TV per vehicle

 NO Tires

These items are NOT RECYCLABLE, NOT REPURPOSABLE and NOT REUSABL and WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED at ANY Clean Up and Green Up event

NO Dirty & Broken furniture

NO Drywall and Construction Debris

NO Fiberglass or Fiberglass Insulation

NO Household Cleaning Products

NO Household Trash

NO Motor Oils and Lubricants

NO Paint of any type

 NO Pesticides & Insecticides

  NO Pink/Blue Foam Insulation less than 4′ x 4′                

NO Toxic Chemicals

 NO Single-Pane Windows


ACCEPTED ITEMS:

o STATION 1: American Waste

#1- #7 & unmarked plastic

Aluminum (ONLY cans)

Aseptic containers

Car seats (remove metal/padding)

Colored glass bottles

Magazines, newspaper & paper

 

o STATION 2. Home Depot

Fluorescent & CFL light bulbs

 

o STATION 3. Image360

Ballasts/transformers

Banners

Commercial backlit signs

Graphics

Neon signs

 

o STATION 4. Batteries Plus

Alkaline batteries (LIMIT 5lbs)

Automotive batteries

NiCad & rechargeable batteries

Power tool batteries

 

o STATION 5. SCRAP TC

Craft supplies: cork, craft wood, spools, dowels, vintage photos, paper ephemera, jewelry, pipe cleaners, feathers, glitter, marbles, silk flowers, wine corks, straws, shells, pine cones.

Metallic: Bottle caps, tins, trophies, ornate metal hooks, & doorknobs.

Media: Motherboards, photography equipment, overhead projectors, slide projectors.

Paper supplies: scrapbooking, gift-wrap, party, construction & sample books, greeting cards, postcards.

Sewing supplies: fabric 1/4 yd+, notions, patterns, foam, upholstery  6″x6″ +

 

o STATION 6:  M & E Service; Roy’s General Store

Chain saws (gas-powered)

Generators (gas-powered)

Lawn mowers (gas-powered)

Snow blowers (gas-powered)

String trimmers & edgers (gas-powered)

Torpedo heaters, patio heaters

o STATION 7.  Odom Reusable Bldg Materials

Cabinets

Claw foot tubs

Clean reusable building materials

Commercial display fixtures

Doors

Fans & motors (working)

Lumber (No shorter than 6′, remove nails)

Rigid insulation (Larger than 4′ x 4′, clean)

 

o STATION 8. ReStore

Books

Clean plastic shopping bags

Clean & reusable upholstered furniture

Ladders, tools and power tools

Microwave ovens

Outdoor furniture

Screen doors

Wallpaper (ONLY full rolls)

 

o STATION 9. B & T Appliance

Dishwashers (working/repair)

Dryers (working/repair)

Ovens (working/repair)

Stoves (working/repair)

Washers (working/repair)

 

o STATION 10. Goodwill

Alarm clocks

Cell phones

Clothing & linens

Computer monitors

Curling irons

Desktop computers

Dishes

Hair dryers

Hearing aids

Musical instruments

Reading glasses, spectacles

Shoes & boots (ONLY pairs)

VHS tapes

Video games & video systems

 

o STATION 11. Bay Area Recycling

Styrofoam #6 PS

Styrofoam expoly EPS

 

 

o STATION 12. eRecoveryMI (BARC/GTI)

Cameras

Computer printers & scanners

Extension cords

Laptop computers

Printer ink & toner cartridges

Radios & small electronics

Televisions (LIMIT 1 per vehicle)

Typewriters

 

o STATION 13. The Business Helper

Air packing pillows

Bubble wrap

Styrofoam peanuts

 

o STATION 14. Cherryland Electric ACs  & dehumidifiers (working)

Refrigerators & freezers (working)

Must bring copy of bill

 

o STATION 15. TCL&P

ACs & dehumidifiers (working)

Refrigerators & freezers (working)

Must bring copy of bill

 

    o STATION 16. We Recycling

ACs & dehumidifiers

Refrigerators & freezers

Mercury-filled thermostats

Propane tanks

 

o STATION 17. Padnos

Aluminum

BBQs

Hot water heaters

Large appliances (not working)

Steel, ferrous & nonferrous articles

Table saws

 

A Michigan Green Consortium special event

 

 

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