Pitch in at ‘I Recycle Scottsdale’ event Saturday, Nov. 18

Scottsdale residents looking to clear out the garage or closets have a great opportunity this Saturday, Nov. 18.

Folks are invited to drop off a wide array of items during a free event called “I Recycle Scottsdale” from 8 a.m. to noon at the Pima Center, 9200 E. Pima Center Parkway.

Cardboard, clothing, electronic devices, prescription drugs and more will be accepted at this annual event. A full list of accepted recyclables is below.

Scottsdale Solid Waste representatives will be there with an automated side-loader for children and adults to check out, plus provide recycling information and giveaways.

“I Recycle Scottsdale” is sponsored by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and Keep Scottsdale Beautiful, a non-profit group that seeks to engage the community in service to promote a clean, green and sustainable Scottsdale.

Here’s the list of items eligible for collection at Saturday’s “I Recycle Scottsdale” event:

  • Clothing
  • Cell phones
  • Electronics
  • Eyeglasses
  • Hangers
  • Hearing aids
  • Ink cartridges
  • Medical devices (crutches, walkers, canes)
  • Papers (to be shred)
  • Plastic/paper bags
  • Prescription drugs
  • Shoes
  • Textiles

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