Town announces 2018 e-waste, paper shredding, and drug take-back events

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced the 2018 E-Waste Drives, Paper Shredding and Drug Take Back events for residents to safely dispose of unused electronic devices, have their old paper documents securely shredded and to safely dispose of old prescription drugs. The events are co-sponsored again this year by Teachers Federal Credit Union, who have partnered with the Town since 2015. For more information, call 451-TOWN (8696) or visit www.brookhavenny.gov.

Residents are urged to bring the following electronic items to be recycled:

  • TVs
  • VCR & DVD Players
  • Computer Mice
  • Printers
  • Calculators
  • Hard Drives
  • Electronic Typewriters
  • Circuit Boards
  • Projectors
  • Camcorders
  • Laptops
  • Power Supplies
  • Radios/Stereos
  • Servers
  • Backup Batteries
  • PDAs
  • Mainframes
  • Pagers
  • Monitors
  • Routers
  • Telephones
  • Scanners
  • Cell Phones
  • Answering Machines
  • Hubs
  • Modems
  • Fax Machines
  • Keyboards
  • Copiers
  • Cables
  • Gameboys & other Handheld Electronic Toys

Documents brought in for shredding will be dumped into a 65-gallon container and then into the shredder, enabling each participant to witness the secure destruction of sensitive papers. Paper can be brought in boxes or bags. Documents can remain stapled together, but paper clips and other metal must be removed along with any other contaminants such as rubber bands.


The scheduled of 2018 e-waste, paper shredding, and drug take-back events are as follows:

CD-3 Councilman Kevin LaValle
Saturday, April 7 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Sachem Public Library, 150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook

CD-1 Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartright
Saturday, April 14 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Setauket Fire Department, 394 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook

CD-5 Councilman Neil Foley
Saturday, April 28 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Henrietta Acampora Center, 39 Montauk Highway, Blue Point

CD-2 Councilwoman Jane Bonner
Saturday, May 5 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Rose Caracappa Center, 739 Route 25A, Mt. Sinai

CD-4 Councilman Michael Loguercio
Saturday, May 19 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Longwood Middle School, 41 Yaphank Middle Island Road, Middle Island

CD-6 Councilman Dan Panico
Saturday, June 2 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
William Floyd Middle School, 630 Moriches Middle Island Road, Moriches

CD-3 Councilman Kevin LaValle
Saturday, September 8 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach

CD-2 Councilwoman Jane Bonner
Saturday, September 15 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Rose Caracappa Center, 739 Route 25A, Mt. Sinai

CD-6 Councilman Dan Panico
Saturday, September 29 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
William Floyd Middle School, 630 Moriches Middle Island Road, Moriches

CD-4 Councilman Michael Loguercio
Saturday, October 20 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
South Country Public Library, 22 Station Road, Bellport

CD-1 Councilwoman Valarie M. Cartright
Saturday, October 27 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Terryville Fire Department, 19 Jayne Blvd., Port Jefferson Station

CD-5 Councilman Neil Foley
Saturday, November 3 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Patchogue-Medford High School, 181 Buffalo Avenue, Medford

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