Original story was published Sept. 5, 2013 at 6 a.m.
Need to get rid of some stuff? On Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the MBTA will be holding a Community Recycling Event at the Norwood Central Parking Lot (inbound side).
All communities are welcome to come and drop off unwanted goods such as electronics, air conditioners, large plastic toys, lawn mowers, and textiles. All items will be recycled responsibly with zero landfill impact.
The cost is $10 a carload with no limit, televisions are $.50 cents per pound and computer monitors are $15 -- everything else is FREE!
Items That Will Be Taken
Electronics: computers, VCRs, cell phones, keyboards, printers, copiers, faxes, modems, cabling, wire, cords, cameras, videos, scanners, walkmans, ipods, hard drives, stereos, speakers, etc.
(TV’s & monitors extra fee)*
Metal: all types, all kinds, swing sets, fencing, rebar, pots, pans, file cabinets, etc.
Electrical: wires, cables, motors, batteries, power tools, enclosures, panels, light fixtures, etc.
Textiles: clothing, footwear, accesories, linens and stuffed animals
Toys: plastic, metal, electronic
Appliances: washers, dryers, AC units, stoves, refrigerators, microwaves, trash compactors, etc.
Small Appliances: vacuums, irons, blenders, toaster, food processors, lamps, humidifiers, etc.
Yard & Power Equipment: mowers, weed wackers, tillers, chainsaws, etc (please empty fuel & oil)Items That Will NOT Be Taken
Wood, glass, hazardous materials, paint, tires, liquids, mattresses, toilets, carpets, upholstered furniture, styrofoam, fluorescent bulbs, or household waste.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, call 617-222-3123 or look for information at www.mbta.com.