S.T.O.P. / Shred Day September 25, 2021
To be published in the September 9th, 16th, and 23rd, 2021 issues of The Beacon
VILLAGE OF BABYLON
S. T. O. P. (STOP THROWING OUT POLLUTANTS)
PAPER SHREDDING PROGRAM
THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON, in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Control, will participate in its 30th S.T.O.P. (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) Program to protect Long Island’s life-sustaining underground water supply from chemical contamination on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at the Village Highway Truck Bay on Carlston Place - just off North Carll Avenue, one block north of Main Street (behind Village Hall). For further information or questions regarding acceptable or unacceptable household waste materials, call (631) 669-4878.
PLEASE label All materials. The following are examples of ACCEPTABLE household waste materials: Aerosol Cans, Air Conditioning Refrigerants, Ammonia and Solid Bowl Cleaners, Antifreeze, Bug and Rodent Killers, Chemistry Kits, Drain Cleaners, Deodorizers, Fertilizers with Herbicides, Household Batteries, Laundry Products, Medicines and Medical Ointments, Latex and Oil-Based Paints, Oven Cleaners, Paint Thinners, Pesticides, Pet Cleaners, Photographic Chemicals, Used Motor Oils.
The following products WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED at the S.T.O.P. site:
Commercial or Home Business Waste Materials, Radioactive Materials (such as smoke detectors), Explosives, Fireworks, Ammunition, Propane Tanks & Cylinders, Mercury thermometers, 2, 4D, Silvex (2,4,5T,P), Medical Waste / Syringes.
*** ALSO PAPER SHREDDING! From 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM***
Bring your personal household documents (ATM receipts, checks, tax records, credit card statements, etc.) to be shred from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM; no need to remove staples or paper clips. No cardboard, plastic or hard drives will be accepted.
A CLEANER, SAFER VILLAGE OF BABYLON IS UP TO YOU!