Materials to be collected at recycling event

February 27, 2012

NEW — 3:55 p.m. Feb. 27, 2012

Newcastle residents will have the opportunity to dispose of recyclable material at a city-sponsored collection event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 10 at Renton Academy located at 6928 116th Ave. S.E. in Newcastle.

Residents may bring in tires, motor oil, filters and antifreeze, lead acid and alkaline batteries, household goods and clothing, porcelain toilets and sinks, propane tanks, cardboard, appliances and scrap metal, refrigerators and freezers, electronic equipment and mattresses.

There is a $10 charge for each toilet or sink donated, $5 will be charged for each water heater that still has insulation coating and $25 will be charged for each refrigerator or freezer.

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