Plano, TX (PRWEB) April 29, 2014
The Plano community is welcome to join in the festivities at the One Stop Drop Event by donating clothes, books, pet products, eye glasses, and bikes. DFWshredding.com, the secure on-site shredding company will also be available to shred boxes of documents, with a two box limit (13”x16”x26”) per household.
“This popular and quintessential 3R's event is a great opportunity for residents to reduce, reuse, and recycle items versus throwing them in the trash where they will ultimately end up in the landfill. All collected donations are given new life and returned back to the community to help support great causes," said, Jill Ybarra, Sustainability and Environmental Education Coordinator at City of Plano.
New and clean used clothing (men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and shoes) will be donated to the World Wear Project. Bikes in all conditions will be accepted and donated to Bikes for Tykes, an organization who refurbishes bikes for kids in need and Bicycle Recycle, an organization dedicated to giving bikes to people needing transportation for work.
All types of pet products including collars, leashes, toys, nail clippers, pet bowls, brushes, combs, small rugs, towels, blankets, animal shampoo, laundry detergent, dish detergent, spray bottles, IAMS canned and dry food (unopened), Tidy Cat non-clumping litter, flea products and dog and cat treats are welcome and will be donated to Plano Animal Services.
Friends of the Plano Public Library will be accepting book donations. In addition, prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses, reading glasses, frames and accessories will be donated to the Plano New Millennium Lions Club.
To learn more, please visit http://www.livegreeninplano.com or call 972-769-4343
About City of Plano- Sustainability & Environmental Education
The City of Plano's Sustainability & Environmental Education Division helps the community learn more about protecting the environment, conserving resources and reducing the impact on the earth through programs, presentations and workshops.
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