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Now You Can Recycle Smoke Detectors at Darien Recycling Center

Darien Recycling Center smoke detectors 01-23-17
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Smoke detectors can now be recycled at the Darien Recycling Center! Why recycle them? Most older (ionization) smoke detectors contain a tiny amount of radioactive material, which is sealed inside the device and poses no hazard to users, but should not be thrown in the trash or put in with single stream recycling. (more…) Continue Reading →

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With Paint Now Recycled at Dump, Household Hazardous Waste Day Volume, Cost Way Down

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Last Saturday’s Household Hazardous Waste Day dropoff event at the Noroton Heights Railroad Station parking lot had much lower participation and volume than in previous years — but apparently that’s because paint is now collected regularly at the town transfer station/recycling center. (more…) Continue Reading →

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