Clean & Beautiful to hold metals, clothing drives

Clean & Beautiful to hold metals, clothing drives


Winnebago/Rockford Clean & Beautiful will hold a metals recycling drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 3 at the Machesney Park Mall between J.C. Penney and Machesney Road.

The organization will accept any metal item for recycling including appliances, electronics, copper, aluminum, brass and steel. Please, no TVs or computer monitors.

Any items containing freon or compressors will be assessed a $15 fee for decanting and tagging for EPA approval. This service will be provided on-site by Al Grace Appliance.

Winnebago/Rockford Clean & Beautiful will also hold a clothing drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday, May 10, at all six Hilanders. They will accept clean wearable clothing, shoes, purses and linens. Place items in plastic bags; no hangers or boxes will be accepted. Collected items will be distributed to families in Third World countries and the United States.

Information on either drive: phone, 637-1343, or fax 637-0525.

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