May 5th: Clean out your clutter at the Arbor Lodge Recycling Day

Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association is hosting a recycling day at the amazing Far West Fibers, the "we-recycle-almost-anything" business in our neighborhood.

Did you know that Far West takes books, metal tools, shoes and large appliances? They do, and more!

Materials accepted include: Nonferrous metal, Aseptic containers, Batteries (lead acid), Glass, Magazines, Mixed scrap paper, Office paper, Cardboard, Newspaper, Phone books, Paperback books, Ferrous Metals, including metal tools like gas lawn mowers (ride and push), tillers, edgers and chain saws; must be drained of fluids, Tin Cans, Plastic - film, bottles and jars, clamshells, lids, tubs, caps, buckets, plant pots, rigid plastic signs, Bubble wrap, Shoes in good wearable condition, Electronics, Cell phones, Up to 7 laptops, monitors, CPUs or Televisions, Computer peripherals, Floppy disks, CDs and DVDs, video and audio tapes, Vegetable oil, Microwave ovens, Large appliances (except those that use a coolant, such as refrigerators and air conditioners), Wood burning stoves, Empty/dry paint buckets, Empty Aerosol cans, String lights, and car seats

See the full rundown of materials accepted at: http://www.farwestfibers.com/Products-and-Services/Paper.html

Not Accepted: Styrofoam, paint, hazardous materials, CFL lightbulbs

Join us for sustainability-minded spring cleaning and learn how you can get involved in building community in your neighborhood.
This event is generously supported by Metro, the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and North Portland Neighborhood Services.
Image credit: "Street Sweeper," Derek Gavey via Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 image license.
Derek's Flickr Page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/derekgavey/

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