Collection helps Del Mar go green

DEL MAR — In an effort to facilitate responsible disposal and recycling, Coast Waste Management and the city of Del Mar will be hosting the 2013 Del Mar Recycles drop off event from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 26 in the city hall upper parking lot, 1050 Camino Del Mar, for city of Del Mar residents and businesses only.The event will offer on-site document shredding and the safe collection of non-controlled medications, sharps, compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL’s), household batteries and cell phones.

Limits are per person or business, per event and include:

— Document shredding limited to three standard office storage boxes

— Compacted fluorescent bulbs, 12 bulbs or tubes

— No limit on used batteries including AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, alkaline, rechargeable, lithium, coin cells and small button size

— No limit on sharps, syringes, lancets or needles

For residents only, but excluding businesses drop-offs can include:

— Non-controlled medications only with no limit

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