Special Recycling Today/Litter Pickup Tomorrow

Reminder- Today
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The City of Richmond , Clean City Commission and Department of Public Utilities- Stormwater Utility will be hosting a special recycling collection event on Saturday, May 6 from 10 am – 2 pm at 6807 Midlothian Turnpike (former Kmart store location). Electronics, document shredding ( up to 5 boxes) , and pesticides, herbicides, and *oil based paints (*ONLY) will be accepted for recycling.
City recyclers can drop off their 24 gallon green bins for reuse in city schools since residents now have 95 gallon green recycling cart with a blue lid.
There are fees to recycle CRTs televisions and CRT monitors. CRTs require special handling due to the leaded glass and mercury they contain.
$10 fee for CRT Items < 27” diagonal width $20 fee for CRT Items = or > 27” diagonal width
Pay by cash or check.
Bring unwanted electronics such as:
Computer systems (hard drive, CPU)
Computer accessories (cables, wires, keyboards, mice, speakers, etc.)
Printers, scanners & copiers
Fax machines
VCRs & camcorders

As for tomorrow, Cherry Street neighbor Jimmy Blackford is calling for a litter cleanup-

I invite you to join our Oregon Hill Litter Pickup this Sun. 5/7 at 11am. We’ll meet in parking lot of Fine Foods Market 700 Idlewood Ave. I will supply grabbers, bags & gloves. Enjoy the nice
weather & get some exercise. Will take about an hour. But you can cut out whenever you want. (best, jimmy & joe)