Looking for an earth-friendly way to get rid of your old electronics, or perhaps have some documents that you need shredded? Then this is an event for you!
The Montgomery Mall in North Wales, Pa. will be hosting its annual Earth Day Celebration in collaboration with Montgomery Township on Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free shredding services will be provided by PECO and Bottom Dollar Foods and 1-800-GOT-JUNK? will be collecting electronic waste such as computers, monitors and keyboards for recycling at no charge. The whole family is invited to participate in earth-friendly information sessions and demonstrations, including “green” crafts for children of all ages.
The following are earth-friendly activities to be held:
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free shredding services will be provided by PECO and Bottom Dollar Foods to area residents in the mall’s Lot 42 along North Wales Road. There is a limit of two boxes per car. No businesses please.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 1-800-GOT-JUNK? will be collecting electronic waste for recycling at no charge in Lot 42. Community members are encouraged to bring computers, laptops, monitors, keyboards, mice, printers, fax machines, stereos, speakers, etc. for recycling. 1-800-GOT-JUNK? will not accept televisions, household appliances or anything with wood in it (i.e., record players). No businesses please.
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Earth-friendly information and demonstrations will be held in Macy’s Court on the mall’s lower level. The PECO Energy Education Team will be on hand presenting about how to best conserve energy. The green demonstrations will address the topics of composting and the use of rain barrels along with rain and storm water management. There will be representatives available to talk about local bike trails and bike safety. The mall will also have the latest energy efficient cars on display and “green” crafts for children of all ages.
For additional information on Montgomery Mall, visit www.shopmontgomerymall.com.