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City of North Miami
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BIKES, BATTERIES, AND ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENT HOSTED BY COUNCILWOMAN CAROL KEYS, ESQ.

North Miami, FL – 2/10/2017

Join Councilwoman Carol Keys, Esq., and bring your bikes, used household batteries, and unwanted electronic waste on Saturday, February 11, 2017 for the City’s monthly Get in Gear Community Bike Ride and Drive Through, Drop-Off Recycling Event.  The electronic waste recycling event provides residents and businesses in the area the opportunity to recycle their electronic waste and encourages sustainable conservation practices. In addition to unwanted electronic devices, residents can also bring paint cans for proper disposal and sensitive paper documents for professional bulk shredding.   

The City has also partnered with Call2Recycle® to make convenient battery recycling available to its residents. The nationwide battery recycling program helps private and public organizations operate household battery and cellphone collection programs. North Miami residents now has an easy solution to recycle their used rechargeable batteries, which is good news for the community and environment.  Since 1996, Call2Recycle has diverted over 115 million pounds of rechargeable batteries from landfills across the United States and Canada. Call2Recycle is the first battery program to obtain Responsible Recycling® (R2) certification and e-Steward recognition by the Basel Action Network (BAN) and upholds strict third-party standards for environmental safety and social responsibility. Residents can drop off their used household batteries at North Miami City Hall or the North Miami Public Library during regular business hours. 
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