Take Back Day – Closing the Waste Loop
Free, for Fairfax Residents Only!
When: Saturday, April 27th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Important note: Medications take back ends at 2:00 pm
Where: Fairfax Pavilion Parking Lot (off Elsie Lane)
Now that your taxes are done and your house is clean, take advantage of this fabulous opportunity to clear out unwanted medications, drugs, and supplements, e-waste, and shred your sensitive documents.
It is very important to carefully dispose of all medications. They are the number one cause of childhood poisoning. Never put medications down the drain since they dissolve into go into the water and harm many creatures, and even go back into our drinking water.
Plus there will be games and opportunities to learn more about MSS services and how you can reduce what goes into the landfill.
For Medications, drugs, and supplements: Bring all your unwanted medications in their original containers, if possible. Remember to come between 10 am and 2 pm!
Electronic Waste: Items that have a circuit board inside. For example, computers, microwaves, iPods, cellphones, printers, TVs, remotes, etc.
Document Shredding: No plastic, folders, or binders. Paperclips and staples are OK.