Recycling makes $ and sense

| 21 Jun 2012 | 02:20

    Kid’s recyclables From toddler to teenager, kids require many items they quickly outgrow or in some cases render unusable.Items that cannot be reused, can be recycled. The following items listed below should be dropped off at the recycling center; the items noted with an asterisk can be put in with your curbside commingled pick-up;

    Fischer Price toys * Dolls/Stuffed animals

    Toy trucks* Matchbox cars Lego’s *

    Board games Electronic/interactive games (drop off in electronics bin)

    Nintendo/Xbox./Play Stations (drop off in electronics bin)

    DVD’s/Blu-Ray Discs/CD’s DVD/CD players (drop off in electronics bin)

    Remote control vehicles Train Sets

    Nylon Book Bags (drop off in red textile recycling bin)

    Books Trampolines Gym/Swing Sets (plastic/metal)

    Bicycles/helmets Skateboards/Scooters

    Crayons (contact; Crazy Crayons @

    Clothing (drop off in red textile bin or Veterans bin if worn out, or in Good Will bin if still usable)

    A shoutoutto: Paradise Knoll custodial staff again for their outstanding recycling efforts, keep up the good work!

    What’snew: The numbers are in for March 2012 on cardboard, junk mail, newspaper and commingled, West Milford received a total of $8,600!

    Didyouknow... On average, each one of us produces 4.4 pounds of solid waste each day? This adds up to almost a ton of trash per person, per year.