Free recycling collection event set for March 7 in Kent

By Paul Ploumis

The city of Kent’s free spring recycling collection event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 at Hogan Park at Russell Road, 24400 Russell Road.

The event allows residents to dispose of recyclable items that are not normally accepted at the curb. Instead of going to the landfill as trash, all items collected at the event will be reused or recycled.

Items that people can bring include:

• Appliances

• Batteries

• Cardboard

• CFC appliances – refrigerators, freezers, AC units

• Electronics (No TVs or monitors – visit e-cycle Washington for more details)

• Mattresses

• Porcelain – toilets and sinks

• Propane tanks

• Shredding

• Styrofoam

• Reusable household goods and clothing