Ocean City’s recycling center is on Shelter Road off Tennessee Avenue. Ocean City will hold its semi-annual Paper Shredding and Electronics Recycling Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Shelter Road Recycling Center located off of Tennessee Avenue.This event is free to residents and property owners in Ocean City. Please bring a driver’s license or other proof of residency or home ownership.Paper Shredding:Paper only; paper clips and staples acceptable.Paper shredding by a highly secure, mobile shredding unit.Electronics Recycling:Small appliances, televisions, stereos, camcordersComputers, monitors, laptops and desk phonesAlso collecting CFL light bulbsCell Phone Recycling Program:Bring your old cell phones that will be exchanged for phone cards for soldiers overseas.The Shelter Road Recycling Center also will be open noon to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, for Household Cleanup Days. Residents and homeowners can bring unwanted trash, furniture, cell phones and recycling. No contractors, construction or demolition debris, and no fluids, paints, or hazardous waste permitted.For more information, call 609-399-6111, ext. 9711.
Pineda appealed to all village headsto strictly implement areas the firecracker zones as to minimize the risk offirecracker-related injuries, or even fire./PN BACOLOD City – Several weeksbefore the holiday season, at least 44 barangays in this cityhave already submitted their designated firecrackers zones. “We want to make sure that these areasfit for the national standard rules and regulations,” he added. Pineda said the remaining 17 barangaysthat have yet to submit their identified firecrackers zones can still passbefore Dec. 15. Executive Assistant Ernesto Pineda,head of the Task Force Paputok 2019, urged other villages to submit their listsso that they could endorse it to the Bacolod City Police Office and the Bureauof Fire and Protection for inspection. Last week, Pineda held a meeting withthe barangay officials for the implementation of the Executive Order No.28issued by President Rodrigo Duterte. It provided the regulation and control ofthe use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices.