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Saturday Recycling Tip: What to Take Home from the Darien Recycling Center

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Recycling isn’t just about getting rid of stuff in the right way. If you want to reduce your “ecological footprint,” you can also take and use something that would have been thrown away, and you can do some of that at the Darien Recycling Center. Here are two ways: (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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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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