Keep Your Junk Out of Landfills!
Help Us to Help the Environment… The Woodridge Rotary Club in partnership with many community organizations will hold its 3rd Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 8:00 am till noon at Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Park, 8301 Janes Ave., Woodridge, IL. This effort is being held in conjunction with several organizations that work to keep reusable or unsafe materials out of landfills.
The following items will be collected:
- Electronics – TVs, VCRs, DVD players, cameras, computer/laptops, copiers, electronic keyboards, microwaves, mice, modems, monitors, PDA's, printers, projection devices, audio and video equipment (no video cassette tapes & discs), scanners, radios, speakers (not wood), stereos, telephones and zip drives, cords/chargers of all sizes. No large appliances (refrigerators, washers, dryers, stoves) or smoke detectors.
- Clothing, hats, gloves, shoes, & boots
- Books, records, & compact discs
- Sports equipment, games, & toys
- Kitchen goods: utensils, plates, pots/pans
- Hand tools and small power tools
- Lead Acid Batteris: car, motorcycle, boat, lawn mower, truck, sump pump, RV and all sport vehicle batteries
- Scrap metal: old swing sets, fences, posts
- Musical Instruments
- Propance Tanks
- Document Shredding: 3 boxes or bags per car
- Other Items: old bicycles or bicycle parts, ink jet cartridges, cell phones, eye glasses, American Flags, buttons from clothes, keys, gym shoes, & fire extinguishers
And finally, Rotary members will be accepting cash donations to help the in the fight to eradicate polio internationally. Rotary International has been involved in this service project since the 1980’s, and it is currently raising funds in a matching grant effort with the Gates Foundation.
Thanks to the many partners in this effort: Working Bikes Cooperative, Buttons for Ethiopia, ACME Hauling, Cintas, Goodwill, Interstate Batteries, Amerigas, SCARCE (School and Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education in Glen Ellyn), the Woodridge VFW, Jaycees and Lions Clubs. More information about the Recycling event and all the organizations involved may be found on the Woodridge Rotary web site:
Rotary is an international service organization that celebrated its106th year this year. The Woodridge Rotary Club has been serving Woodridge for over 20 years.
Call Susan McNeil-Marshall at 630-964-7899 or Katy Rush at 630-719-4707 with questions or to Volunteer on event day.
Meeting Time & Location Information
Tuesday at 12:00 PM
Seven Bridges Golf Club
One Mulligan Drive
Woodridge, IL 60517 map it
On the fourth Tuesday of each month, the Club meets at 7AM for breakfast in place of the Noon lunch meeting.