Palo Alto Weekly

News - February 3, 2012

Correction: Recycling in Palo Alto

Last Friday, the Weekly published an article regarding the closure of the Palo Alto Recycling Center on Feb. 1.

A chart on where to recycle contained a few errors, however: Staples office-supply store in Menlo Park does not take polystyrene but does take old TVs, and the SMaRT Station in Sunnyvale does not take ink and toner cartridges or DVDs and CDS. An updated chart, including a few additional resources, can be found at www.PaloAltoOnline.com by searching for "Palo Alto Recycling Center to close Feb. 1."

In addition, the following recyclable items are accepted at curbside in Palo Alto:

Mixed paper, magazines, newspapers, cardboard, paperback and hardcover books, PET No. 1, HDPE No. 2 clear and color, HDPE plastic No. 3-7, plastic bags/film, rigid plastic items (limited size), glass bottles, aluminum cans, aluminum foil, tin cans, small pieces of scrap metal, small consumer electronics, household batteries, large appliances such as washers (for a fee), mattresses and box springs (for a fee), bulky items such as furniture (for a fee), residential motor oil and residential oil filters.

More information about the city's recycling program is available by calling 650-496-5910 or visiting the City of Palo Alto website at www.cityofpaloalto.org.

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