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Household Hazardous Waste collection

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Recycle

Where to Recycle Antifreeze

Ahh, antifreeze. One of those many products you need for your car. Although it helps lower the freezing point and prevents overheating, antifreeze also protects against corrosion, heat transfer and more. But then it’s done, what do you do? Whether...
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Bike Expo, HazWaste & Cleanups, Oh my! Weekend Events 11/7 – 11/9

What a week! After the Mayor's Office of Sustainability became permanent, Mayor Nutter topped off the excitement by creating a Philadelphia Bicycle Advocacy Board to make our city more bike friendly. Whoa! And have you snagged a ticket to the Green Philly/Nexus Big Green Party yet? Let's move on to the best excitement: TGIF! And because we can't stop, won't stop; Here's what you can look forward to over the weekend. Philly Weekend events for November 7 -9th:
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Recycling Old Batteries – Response to Reader ?

How should I recycle old batteries? -Chris, Green Philly Blog Reader Good question, Chris! Did you know that over 3 BILLION single-use, dry cell batteries are disposed of in landfills? Most importantly, I'd first recommend switching your batteries to rechargeable ones over the single-use. I have approximately 8 reusables and a charger, so I always have backups for my toothbrush/etc when previous ones need recharging. To answer your question, here's where to drop off & recycle your batteries in Philadelphia area:
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Philadelphia Hazardous Waste Collection This Sat, Nov 6

Need to get rid of some household Hazardous Waste? Drop it off at the final Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection for 2010 is this Saturday, November 6th from 9 AM -3 PM at the Street Department’s Northeast Sanitation Facility at Delaware Avenue (between Castor Avenue and Lewis Street, near I-95's Allegheny Exit). Bring HHWs to recycle or dispose including:
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