Earth Day 2018: Cleaning up South Milwaukee, Together

Earth Day flyer

Check out a PDF of the flyer here. From the Facebook event

Come do your part to help keep South Milwaukee beautiful!

Community wide clean up from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, with a lunch to follow for all volunteers at the Grobschmidt Senior Center. Sign up and pick up supplies at the following locations: South Milwaukee City Hall, 2424 15th Avenue, 16th and Rawson Avenues, Oak Creek Parkway and North Chicago, and at the South Milwaukee Fire Department.

Shredding from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. To be held in the City Hall Parking Lot located at 2424 15th Avenue. Sponsored by the South Milwaukee Lions Club.

Electronics Recycling from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Sponsored by CASTRO Recycling. Any electronic item with a plug! (EXCEPT TV’s or old CRT monitors. These will NOT be accepted at City Hall.) TV’s and CRT Monitors can be disposed of at the Self Deposit Station, 1106 Blake Ave. ($3 Daily fee will be waived only on April 28 for TV drop-off) but a $ 5 disposal fees does apply for EACH CRT monitor or television along with a onetime donation of (5) cans of non-perishable foods for South Milwaukee Human Concerns, Inc. Proceeds from Electronics recycling will be used to purchase trees.

Take Back Day Prescription from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the Grobschmidt Senior Center parking lot. Noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Police Department, entrance Door #3. Controlled and non-controlled over-the-counter medications, ointments, patches, non-aerosol sprays, inhalers, creams, vials and pet medications will be accepted. People are asked to remove the medication from its container and dispose of it directly into a disposal box or into a clear sealable plastic bag. Sponsored by the South Milwaukee
Police Department.

Sharps (needles, syringes) Container Collection for disposal – The Health Department
will be collecting filled sharps containers for disposal. The usual fee is waived. Sharps will need to be in an approved sharps container or covered heavy duty container, such as a Tide laundry bottle. Sponsored by The South Milwaukee Health Department.

Eyeglass Recycling (used) Donate glasses and change someone’s life. Sponsored by the South Milwaukee Lions Club.

American Flag Collection – Retire our flag with the respect that it is due. The first 30 who bring a retired flag will receive a new replacement flag free. Sponsored by CSL Plasma.

Printer Cartridges and Cell Phones – Donate Your Empty Ink Jet & Laser Printer Cartridges and Used Cell Phones.

Free flower seeds bookmarks. Sponsored by Educators Credit Union.

Cans for Human Concerns – Bring your crushed or uncrushed cans so that we can recycle them with all proceeds going to South Milwaukee Human Concerns. We will recycle the cans for you – just drive thru and we do the rest. Together we help the needy. Sponsored by the South Milwaukee Lions.

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