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GCSD to host Recycling Extravaganza October 25 at Farnsworth Middle School

Sept. 15, 2014—The Guilderland Central School District will be hosting a Fall Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, October 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Farnsworth Middle School. This is a community-wide event and is open to both residents and non-residents of the school district.  Individuals are encouraged to bring their unwanted papers, metals, electronics, textiles, plastics (including bags), and bikes for free drop-off; all items will be re-used and/or recycled.*

This is the school district's eighth Recycling Extravaganza. Working with community partners, the following items will be collected:

County Waste/Waste Connections: Hard plastics (# 1-7's) View a list of acceptable items (PDF)

Capital City Rescue Mission: rags (please do not include any rags which are moldy, wet, or have been exposed to dangerous chemicals) view of list of acceptable items (PDF)

Grassroot Givers: clothing/linens/small household goods/books/unopened toiletries

GHS Key Club: deposit bottles

Hannaford: plastic bags

Troy Bike Rescue/Bikes For Humanity: bicycles, tricycles, scooters

Protek: electronics View a list of acceptable items (PDF)

T. A. Predel’s Paper and Metals Recycling: paper/metals View a list of acceptable items (PDF)

USCRI: furniture (only the following will be accepted--kitchen and dining room tables/chairs, end tables, lamps, dressers)


The last Recycling Extravaganza generated more than $2,200 in revenue for the the environment and our schools by participating in the event! For more information on the upcoming Recycling Extravaganza, please contact Renee Panetta, district recycling and conservation coordinator, at 518-861-5246, ext. 338.

* Excludes any items containing hazardous materials.