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Additional recycling in Bedford Twp.

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RecycleNOW Drop-Off Location Added

Monroe, MI, May 1, 2014 – Beginning in May, additional recycling opportunities will be available in Bedford Township.

Effective May 2014, the RecycleNOW drop-off recycling bins will be available at the Bedford Township Hall, 8100 Jackman Road, Temperance, on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month between the hours of 7AM-6PM. 

The new full monthly schedule is as follows:

First Tuesday of the month: Dundee Kroger, 571 E. Monroe St., Dundee, 7AM-6PM

First and Third Tuesday of the month: Bridgepoint Church, 9875 Lewis Ave., Temperance, 7AM-6PM

Second Tuesday of the month: St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2238 Manhattan St., Erie, 7AM-6PM

Second and Fourth Tuesday of the month: Bedford Township Hall, 8100 Jackman Road, Temperance, 7AM-6PM

Every Saturday & Sunday: Monroe Charter Township Hall, 4925 W. Dunbar Rd., Monroe, 8AM-5PM

All of the drop-offs are sponsored by the Monroe County Recycling and Green Community Program.  Items accepted at these locations include: plastics (type 1-5 and 7), tin, aluminum and steel containers, newspaper, office paper, magazines, junk mail, soft cover books, paperboard, milk and juice cartons, clear and colored glass.  Lids and labels can also be included.  This program accepts rinsed containers that have held food, beverages, detergents or bleach.  Please do not leave unacceptable materials.  All bins are monitored.

To receive a copy of the recycle newsletter please call 734-240-7900 or email Jamie_dean@monroemi.org.  For additional recycling opportunities and program details please visit us on-line at www.greenmonroecounty.com.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events sponsored by the County of Monroe and the Recycling and Green Community Program:

            Medication Take Back Events:  

May 28, 2 – 7 PM, Mercy Memorial Hospital, 718 North Macomb St., Monroe

July 15, 2 - 7 PM, Carr Park Community Center, 9240 Lewis Ave., Temperance

Household Hazardous Waste Collections:

June 18, 3 – 7 PM, Bedford Township Hall, 8100 Jackman Rd., Temperance

August 18, 3 – 7 PM, Monroe County Community College, 1555 South Raisinville Rd., Monroe

October 4, 8AM - Noon, Bedford Township Hall, 8100 Jackman Rd., Temperance

Secure Document Shredding

August 18 – 3 pm – 7 pm – Monroe County Community College, 1555 South Raisinville Rd., Monroe

October 4 – 8am – noon – Jackman Road Elementary, 8008 Jackman Rd., Temperance

   *Limit of 100 pounds per vehicle at all shredding events

For more information on the Recycling and Green Community Programs please contact:

Jamie Dean B.S., M.S.Ed., Recycling and Green Community Program Coordinator

 (734) 240-7909 or jamie_dean@monroemi.org

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