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Celebrate Pride Day by Shredding Sensitive Documents and Recycling Electronics and Scrap Metal

May 14, 2013

Saturday, May 18 • 9 a.m.–noon • City Hall Parking Lot

Document Shredding

Shred identity-sensitive papers: tax returns, cancelled checks, pay stubs, financial papers, bank statements Bound materials such as tax instruction booklets, manuals, and catalogs are not accepted, but you can recycle them at one of the many green and yellow Abitibi bins located throughout Oberlin. This is a free service to all residents and businesses.

Electronics Recycling

The city of Oberlin and Goodwill Industries, Inc. of Lorain County are partnering in promoting Pride Day by collecting the following working and nonworking electronic devices and accessories:
• Computers, Laptops, iPads & eBooks
• Video Monitors, Flat Screen Monitors
• Computer Mice, Keyboards & Joysticks
• Printers, Plotters & Scanners
• Hard Drives & Tape Drives
• Computer Speakers, Diskette & CD Drives
• Data Terminals & Modems
• Servers & Network Hardware
• UPS Systems
• Cables & Circuit Boards
• All Cell Phones w/Battery & Charger
• Refillable Printer Cartridges
• Reference Manuals & Books

Scrap Metal Roundup

Recyclable items include:
• Aluminum: awnings, siding, gutters, ladders, signs;
• Brass: radiators, plumbing fixtures;
• Copper: pipes, wire & small motors
• Steel: doors, sinks, small engines, small appliances
• Auto and engine parts, rims, drums, and rotors;
• Cast iron; wrought iron; fireplace grates; hand tools; and outdoor power equipment.
• A list of additional items can be found on the city's website.
• Items NOT accepted: mattresses, paint, batteries, appliances containing refrigerants and garbage. Household hazardous materials including corrosives, flammables, reactives, toxics or infectious materials, fluorescent tubes and tires. These materials can be taken to the Lorain County Solid Waste District’s Collection Center in Elyria for proper disposal.

Questions? call Lori at 440-935-0096. Volunteers needed – call or e-mail: lsprosty@cityofoberlin.com.