YONKERS MAYOR MIKE SPANO ANNOUNCES RECYCLING INITIATIVES FOR EARTH WEEK
Residents Can Drop Off Worn Out Tires & Arrange For Styrofoam Pickups From April 21-28
YONKERS, NY – April 19, 2018 – Mayor Mike Spano today announced in recognition of Earth Week, the City of Yonkers will accept car tires to be recycled from April 21-18 at the City’s Recycling Center, located at 735 Saw Mill River Road. Yonkers residents may recycle up to four car or SUV tires per household, including rims (no large truck tires will be accepted.)
“Yonkers continues to lead the way in sustainability efforts,” said Mayor Mike Spano. “Allowing residents to recycle their old worn out tires that often are stockpiled in garages or backyards, free of charge, is a great way to spring clean, and it contributes to our ongoing efforts in making Yonkers a cleaner, greener city.”
In order to utilize this service, residents must provide proof of residency, transport the items in their own private vehicle and must live in a one-six family housing unit. This free service will be available for a limited time from between 7:30AM – 4:15PM, from April 21-28.
Residents are also encouraged to recycle Styrofoam in clear plastic bags. Residents in one-six family homes can make an appointment to have Styrofoam picked up curbside from April 21-18. Appointments can be made by calling the Mayor’s Help Line at 914-377-HELP (4357).