Fall 2010 Mercer Island Recyling Event: Saturday, Oct. 23, 9am to 3pm

It’s time for the Fall Mercer Island Recycling Event, which will occur on Saturday, October 23rd, from 9:00am to 3:00pm. The Recyling Event will be held at the Mercer Island Boat Launch (3600 East Mercer Way).

Here’s the list of the items you can bring to recylce on October 23rd:

Alkaline batteries (AAAA, AAA, AA, A, B, C, and D cell batteries only)
*Appliances/scrap metal ($5 charge for water heaters)
*Cardboard (please flatten and not wax coated)
*Confidential document shredding (limit 5 file-size boxes per participant)
*Electronic/computer equipment (no charge; this includes computer monitors)
*Household goods and clothing (items in good condition only; mattresses and furniture will not be accepted )
*Lead acid batteries (Car, truck, marine, and motorcycle batteries)
*Motor oil, filters and antifreeze
*Propane tanks ($5 charge – cash only; residential five gallon tanks only)
*Porcelain toilets and sinks ($5 charge – cash only; toilet seats, hardware, and base wax rings must be removed)
*Refrigerators/freezers/air conditioners ($25 charge – cash only)
*Tires (limit 6 tires per household, 18 inches or below; if on rim, $1.50 charge; $5 for truck tire & $15 for truck tire on rim)
*TV sets (no charge)
*Motor Oil, Filters & Antifreeze (Motor oil, oil filters, antifreeze, brake fluid,transmission fluid, 2-cycle oil, steering fluid, crankcase oil, kerosene, and home heating fuel)

As a reminder: no flat-bed trucks or dump trucks will be allowed into the event. Also, please plan on being in queue before 2:45 pm. No more vehicles will be allowed in after 2:45 pm.

If you have any non-perishable food you’d like to share, there will also be a place at the recylcing event to collect these food donations for Mercer Island Youth and Family Services food pantry.

If you have any questions about what will be accepted at the Fall 2010 Mercer Island Recycling Event, please read the event flyer, which has all the nitty-gritty details.