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What to Keep in Mind About Recycling Batteries in Darien: Saturday Recycling Tip

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Here’s what you should know about recycling batteries at the Darien Recycling Center — any kind of batteries:

(And the amount of batteries already recycled there, just from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 is pretty amazing.) (more…) Continue Reading →

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Here’s When Darien’s & Area Towns’ Household Hazardous Waste Days Take Place

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Darien residents can go to any of these Household Hazardous Waste Day dropoff programs to get rid of stuff if you don’t want to wait for (or miss) Darien’s June 3 drop-off day. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Boy Scouts Accept Donations for Annual Tag Sale on These Dates in April

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The 45th Annual Darien Boy Scouts Giant Tag Sale is scheduled for Sunday, May 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Andrew Shaw Memorial Scout Cabin at 140 West Ave. Start your spring cleaning now and let our scouts help you reduce, reuse, and recycle your clutter into another’s treasure! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Now You Can Recycle Smoke Detectors at Darien Recycling Center

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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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