The Belmont Department of Public Works is giving Belmont residents the chance to recycle items and material hard to place in the blue/green bins.
On Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DPW’s Town Yard at 37 C Street, the DPW will take the following items from residents with ID:
Electronics: Small appliances, cell phones, iPods, cables, keyboards, hard drives. There is a $15 fee for monitors, laptops and TVs.
Bulky rigid plastic: old toys, lawn furniture, milk cartons, large water containers, buckets.
Textiles: Blankets, drapes, curtains, all sorts of clothes, sweaters, shoes.
Styrofoam: coffee cups, coolers, pipe insulation, packing blocks and “peanuts” and bubble wrap.
Books, CDs, DVDs: Up to five boxes of books, no self-made CDs or DVDs (keep your mix tapes at home).
Paper shredding: There will be a portable shredder that will destroy all you personal records.
For more information, cal 617-933-2689.