Helping Hands in the Hills Recycle Day
Electronics are made with valuable reusable materials, including steel and precious metals that can be recovered, recycled and reused. Paper shredding services are also available to destroy any sensitive files or documents. NEW THIS YEAR: Household Hazardous Waste Disposal* will be available and The Vestavia Hills Police Department will be collecting unneeded prescription medications for disposal (NO needles).
*Proof of Vestavia Hills Residency required for Hazardous Waste Disposal
ACCEPTABLE ITEMS: computers, printers, copiers, monitors*, keyboards, speakers, mice, cables, PDAs, TVs*, VCRs, radios, stereo equipment, tape recorders, record players, telephones, PBX systems, answering machines, networking equipment, hubs, switches, routers, cables, video recorders, video monitors, security systems, CB radios, ham radios, cell phones, pagers, BlackBerries/Palm units; Walkmans, cash registers, typewriters, adding machines, calculators, software, CDROM/floppy disc, manuals, cords, UPS and surge strips, scanners, digital cameras, MP3 players, rechargeable batteries, test equipment, computer parts/components, cables/wire/aluminum, rack/carts, lab and hospital equipment/devices (excluding any equipment/devices that contain fluids, oil, mercury or radioactive material), microwaves—ONLY non-PCB containing
ACCEPTABLE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE ITEMS: paint; batteries (both household & automotive); light bulbs; and pesticides. Paint and pesticides MUST be in their original containers or they will NOT be accepted.
Special thanks to: Advanced Technology Recycling, Stericycle and Republic Services.