Posts Tagged ‘recycling center’

Recycling center begins winter hours

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The Dickinson Recycling Center continues operation throughout the winter season, with altered hours. (Learn more about the recycling center here.) The Dickinson Recycling Center is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday Nov. 1-March 31 at 2260 220th St. in Milford. “We have the same services, just different hours,” said manager Charles Vigdal. The…

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Don’t forget to recycle during the holidays this year

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Tis the season for celebrations. From Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas, we’re all in the holiday spirit — whatever your favorite holiday is. However, sometimes what comes with holidays is waste. There are Halloween candy wrappers, uneaten Thanksgiving leftovers, Christmas wrapping paper — so much of our holidays end up in the garbage when all…

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Dispose of household hazardous materials at the recycling center

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Cleaners, pesticides, oil-based paints — how do you dispose of these items when you’re done with them? The Dickinson Recycling Center in Milford accepts household hazardous materials such as these and disposes of them responsibly. HHMs, or household hazardous materials, are chemicals that are reactive, flammable, corrosive or poisonous. “Basically, it’s something you’re not supposed…

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Free mulch and compost at the Dickinson Recycling Center

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When people bring tree stumps, branches, leaves and grass clippings into the Dickinson Recycling Center, that green waste is seen as just that — waste. However, staff at the recycling center in Milford see that green waste for what it can be — beautiful mulch and healthy compost. All brush brought to the recycling center…

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Get free stuff at the Dickinson Recycling Center Swap Shop

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It’s all free, folks. Latex and acrylic paint, drain cleaner, weed control products, insect repellent — the Dickinson Recycling Center swap shop has a variety of household products that county residents can have for free. People may bring in household hazardous chemicals to the Milford collection center and dispose of them for no charge, from…

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You could be lucky enough to find free cleaning products

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Would you like household cleaning products for free? Who doesn’t want to save money? Especially with the time for Christmas shopping rapidly arriving and energy bills getting ready to rise as cold weather sets in, we’re all looking for ways to save money. A great way to do that is to check out the swap…

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Dickinson Recycling Center helps with your spring cleaning needs

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We all have it — that terrifying place in the basement or garage that is full of items we don’t know what to do with. Bulky TVs, a broken washing machine, scrapped tires, half-empty cans of paint, aerosol cans, used motor oil. The Dickinson Recycling Center can dispose of all the items that you just…

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