Recycling in Abington
Abington Township is on the cutting edge of recycling technology. The township has developed several webpages that include recycling tips and that describe services offered:
Check first to see if these still available.
This list is provided for convenience, these organizations are not endorsed by the EAC.
Art and craft supplies: Abington Art Center, Briar Bush Nature Center, University of the Arts
Bags, plastic: most grocery stores, Lowes stores
Barrels, plastic industrial food-grade drums (55-gallon): Abington Towsnhip EAC
Batteries, rechargeable: Acker's Hardware, Home Depot, Lowes stores, Radio Shack. Note: Alkaline batteries can go in the regular trash (not hazardous).
Books: Abington Free Library, Harvest Books
CDs, DVDs and media: Abington Free Library, The Record Spot
Cell phones: Abington School District school fundraisers, Montgomery County SPCA Abington Shelter, Radio Shack.
Clothing: Holy Redeemer Thrift Shop, New Life Thrift Shop
Construction supplies and tools: Habitat for Humanity
Eyeglasses: Lions Club
Food: Jenkintown Library Food Bank, Interfaith Food Cupboard (Abington), Philabundance, Sisters of the Holy Redeemer
Furniture: Holy Redeemer Thrift Shop , New Life Thrift Shop
Gardening supplies, tools and plants: Abington Twp EAC, McKinley Elementary School Garden, Redeemer Valley Community Garden.
Housewares: Holy Redeemer Thrift Shop , New Life Thrift Shop
Jewelry: Abington Free Library. Holy Redeemer Thrift Shop , New Life Thrift Shop
Light bulbs, Compact Florescent Bulbs (CFLs) only, no long tubes: Acker's Hardware, Home Depot, Lowes stores
Medical devices (slings, seats, walkers): Arcadia University MLK Day collection.
Metal: Sullivan's Scrap Metals
Mirrors, broken mirrors: Philadelphia Magic Garden, University of the Arts
Paper towel and toilet paper tubes (cardboard): Briar Bush Nature Center
Pet supplies, old towels: Montgomery County SPCA Abington Shelter: , Morris Animal Shelter
Plants and seeds (live): Abington Township EAC, Buxmont Organic Gardeners, Redeemer Valley Community Garden
Plastic industrial food-grade barrels/drums (55-gallon): Abington Towsnhip EAC
Records, CDs, DVDs: The Record Spot
Seeds: Abington Township EAC, Buxmont Organic Gardeners, Jenkintown Library Seed Eachange, Redeemer Valley Community Garden
Tools: Abington Township EAC, Habitat for Humanity, Redeemer Valley Community Garden
Trees, shrubs, plants, perennial flowers (live): Abington Township EAC, Redeemer Valley Community Garden
Trees (live): Abington Township EAC, Abington Township Shade Tree Commission
Abington Free Library:
Books and media: http://abingtonfreelibrary.org/about-us/donate/used-media .
Jewelry and other: During the month of October, the Friends of Abington Free Library accepts jewelry for its annual fundraiser auction: http://abingtonfreelibrary.org/about-us/friends
Holy Redeemer Hospital Thrift Shop: http://www.holyredeemer.com/Main/holyredeemerthriftstore.aspx
Interfaith Food Cupboard: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Inter-Faith-Food-Cupboard/118883421466896 . Or http://abington.patch.com/listings/interfaith-food-cupboard-3
Jenkintown Library: http://jkl.mclinc.org/programs.html
Lions Club: http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/our-work/sight-programs/eyeglass-recycling/how-you-can-help.php
Montgomery County SPCA Abington Shelter: http://www.montgomerycountyspca.org/Default.aspx
Sullivan's Scrap Metals: http://www.sullivanscrap.com/
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