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National Environmental Education Week offers additional reminders

Happy Earth DayIn observance of Earth Day 2018 and in conjunction with its focus on diverting recyclable items away from the landfill, the City of St. Augustine Public Works Department is coordinating a one-day community recycle and education event on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.  This free event for residents takes place as a drive through service, on the north side of Francis Field, 25 West Castillo Drive from 7:30 am until 2:30 pm.  View/download the event flyer.

Participants are encouraged to drop off outdated and broken “E-waste” (electronic devices) such as computers, printers, laptops, and cell phones – see the complete list below of approved electronic devices to bring for recycling.  This is also a time to properly dispose of used cooking oil, such as vegetable oil, peanut oil, canola oil, etc.

Approved electronic devices for recycling include:

  • Laptops
  • Complete PC
  • Towers
  • Hard Drives
  • Memory Chips
  • CD Drives
  • Power Supplies
  • Phone Chargers
  • Cell Phones
  • House Batteries
  • Tool Batteries
  • iPad & Tablets
  • Digital Camera
  • Stereos
  • Scanners
  • Printers
  • Copiers
  • VCR/DVD Players
  • Power Cords
  • Christmas Lights

Follow us on social media during the week of April 22 – April 28, also National Environmental Education Week, for reminders of how you can make a difference with recycling.

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For additional information on this event and the city’s recycling efforts, watch our video announcement, visit us online at, or contact Solid Waste at 904.825.1049.