Helping to protect our environment, Bloomfield Township has offered residents an additional service. Today April 19,2008 with proof of residency, the township hosted a site for droping off Electronics, paper shredding and Medication Disposal.
The event coincides with Earth Day and Clean Sweep activities.
At last count over 450 cars drove thru the line dropping off their items
Cars were lined up from early morning to drop off their items
The system is great. Pull up and items are taken from the vehicles
Volunteers help take items out of the vehicles and sort them
Old medicines that many of us would throw in the trash or back into the water system.
There was also a container for diabetic items.
The volunteeer pharmacist said one of the bottles was about 50 years old. Darn it -- I would have sold it on ebay.
These boxes are the old eletronic equipment.