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North Hempstead Notebook: Holiday Edition

Happenings around the town.

The decorations at the Winter Wonderland at Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson will remain on display until Dec. 26. 

Clark Botanic Garden is located at 193 I.E. Willets Road, Albertson.

Call 311 for more information.

Green Holidays

The town reminds residents to recycle used Christmas trees and unwanted electronics.

Recycled trees are turned into mulch for gardening and landscaping. And properly recycling electronics keep lead, mercury and arsenic out of landfills, which helps prevent toxins from seeping into drinking water.

For more information on “Tree-Cycling”, call 311 or visit www.northhempsteadny.gov.

To recycle Christmas lights, bring them to 999 West Shore Road in Roslyn on Sundays, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. until the end of January.  

Residents can recycle unwanted electronics through the town’s EPA certified e-waste recycler, which disassembles the items, salvages the useable parts, separates out potentially damaging materials, and recycles the balance.

E-waste collection dates, and drop-off locations include:

Great Neck                 North Middle School                          Jan. 25 -26

Herricks                                    Jan 23-24

Manhasset                  Manhasset Middle/High School          Jan 30-31

Port Washington                           Jan. 26-27

East Williston             Wheatley High School                        Feb. 2-3

Hours: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

In addition, e-waste disposal is available to residents at 999 West Shore Road, Roslyn; Sundays only, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm (excluding holidays). It is also available at the Solid Waste Management Authority (SWMA), 802 West Shore Road, Port Washington Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding holidays.

For more information call 311.

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