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January Enviro-News Newsletter

December 31st, 2013

January 2014

Sponsored by Daemen College's Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement and Global & Local Sustainability Program

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Articles - including Events, Courses, Local News, Grants, Positions

Tips to Help the Environment

Links for Local Organizations


The City of Buffalo will hold an electronics recycling and Christmas tree dropoff event on Saturday, January 18 from 9am to noon at Honeywell Specialty Materials, 20 Peabody St,Buffalo, NY.  Computers, printers, toner cartridges, computer accessories, televisions, tablets, scanners, and audiovisual equipment can be brought to the site for free proper disposal.  Christmas trees must be free of tinsel, ornaments, and be a natural tree. Mulch will be available to take from the event as trees will be chipped on site. For more information please call 311 or 851-4890.

The City of Buffalo also operates a year round electronics recycling program at the DPW Engineering Garage.  Residents may drop off electronics Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 3:00pm at 1120 Seneca Street.  Curbside pickup of electronics is not available. 

The City will also have curbside collection of naturally grown Christmas trees from January 6 to January 10 on residents’ scheduled garbage day. In addition, the City is also offering drop-off opportunities at three locations in the city through January 18 at:  Cazenovia Park (Golf course parking lot, South of Seneca Street, at the foot of Wildwood), Shoshone Park (Parking lot, North off of Hertel, at the foot of Beard) and 1120 Seneca Street (Rear parking lot Between Babcock and Smith). *Signage will be posted at all locations. These drop-off sites will be open from 7:30 am – 3:00 pm, Monday through Saturday ending January 18.

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