DURYEA BRIEFS


First Posted: 9/4/2013

The Duryea Borough Council September meeting and work session will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10 in the Duryea Borough building.

The public worksession will be at 6:30 p.m. and the monthly meeting will follow immediately.

The public is invited to attend.

A special meeting will also be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. The purpose of the special meeting is to open bids for the renovations of the borough building.

ELECTRONIC

RECYCLING

The Duryea Borough Street Department has scheduled an electronic recycling collection on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Residents are to place their electronic recyclables at the curb by 7 a.m. Any small items, such as pagers, telephones, modems, should be placed in a blue recycling container. Large items, such as televisions and computers, can just be placed at the curb without a container.

Items that are acceptable are answering machines, CD players, all computer components, radios, scanners, tape players, word processors, VCR’s, camcorders, copiers, fax machines, microwaves, cell phones, telephones, pagers, remote controls, stereos, televisions, typewriters. Non-acceptable items are console televisions, air conditioners, air purifiers, batteries, blenders, curling irons, coffee pots, de-humidifiers, drills, electric can openers, fans, humidifiers, hair dryers, hot plates, irons, lamps, lawn mowers, razors, satellite dishes, space heaters, toaster ovens, toasters, window fans, sweepers. Please note that console televisions will no longer acceptable for the electronic recycling collection.

For further information contact the street department at 655-1299.

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