Apache Junction to collect hazardous waste, electronics and shred documents

The city of Apache Junction will hold its annual household hazardous waste, white goods, electronic recycling and document shredding collection event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 20.

The event will take place at the city of Apache Junction‘s public works operations yard at 575 E Baseline.

This collection event is for items that typically cannot be deposited into a regular trash load.  An effort will be made to recycle most of the items collected.  Residents may bring from their homes items such as anti-freeze, motor oil only, paint, tires with no rims, refrigerators, air-conditioners, freezers, etc.

Electronic recycling will be held for items such as PC’s, laptops, flat panel monitors, power cords, keyboards, typewriters, etc.

Document shredding of confidential documents will be done on-site.

For additional information on the event, call Heather Hodgman at 480-474-8500.

Source:  http://apachejunctionindependent.com/news/apache-junction-to-collect-hazardous-waste-electronics/

STATE OFFICIALS TO BE GUEST SPEAKERS AT SMRC

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The February 11, meeting for the Superstition Mountain Republican Club will host our elected State Senate and  Legislative officials in a Legislative Forum at the Justice Court, Roy Hudson Complex located at 575 N. Idaho Rd., in AJ.  Thursday, February 11, 2016 beginning at 6:30 p.m.   Senator David Farnsworth, Representative Doug Coleman and Representative Kelly Townsend will be featured in a forum that will focus on upcoming issues and how our officials are planning on dealing with them.  This will be an audience participation event with questions coming from the participants.  This will not be a campaign event.