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Recycling Resources

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Kids CAN (Kids Caring About Needs)
no web site available at this time
Contact Kids CAN to donate your redeemable bottles and cans (including water bottles that have Maine (ME) listed. The money will go to groups that assist children in the United States who are living in poverty.
Contact:
Kids CAN
11 Memory Lane
Wakefield MA 01880
781-587-0088
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Freecycle.org
Freecycle.org's mission is to build a worldwide gifting movement that reduces waste, saves precious resources & eases the burden on our landfills while enabling our members to benefit from the strength of a larger community. Just go to the main site to find and sign up with a local group.  You post items you'd like to give away or search for items you need.  It's all free! The closest group for Wakefield residents is:http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Freecycle_WoburnMA/

Staples
Staples offers recycling for all brands, purchased anywhere, of computers and office technology products for a $10 processing fee per machine. Staples also offers its customers free recycling of  ink toner and cartridges, cell phones, and rechargeable batteries. See: Staples Recycling for details

Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC)
Through their national program, Call2Recycle™, the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) can help you recycle your used portable rechargeable batteries and old cell phones. Click HERE to find local merchants who accept rechargeable batteries for recycling.  Hint, use the zip code and "within miles" search option.  For Wakefield residents:  Hart's Hardware in Wakefield, Radio Shack in Stoneham, and Home Depot all accept rechargeable batteries.

Keep Mercury from Rising
Information and resources for recycling items containing mercury.

Covanta Energy Mercury Facility/Haverhill
More details coming soon on how to recycle all your fluorescent bulbs in Wakefield MA and surrounding communities!

IMPORTANT! All fluorescent bulbs contain at least a small amount of mercury. They are safe to use, but must be disposed of properly. 

For Wakefield Residents:  Covanta Haverhill, Inc. sponsors FREE mercury recycling drop-offs at the Nahant Pit.  The first one this year was on Wednesday April 25th from 10:00 am to noon.  There will be three more scheduled during the year.

For Stoneham, Reading, Melrose, and Lynnfield residents: 
Contact Covanta Haverhill Inc.
978-241-3002

For more information, see CovantaEnergy Mercury Facility/Haverhill

Earth 911/Massachusetts
Links to many recycling resources of all kinds.

WirelessRecycling.com
Information about donating and collecting wireless phones for charity.