Friday, June 11, 2010

Do you have scrap metal that could be recycled?

Recycling Fact:
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours

Scrap Metal Recycling Drive
Saturday, June 12th*
8:00 am – 12 noon

Unitarian Universalist Church West
13001 West North Avenue, Brookfield
(Just west of 124th Street on the south side of North Ave.)

Let’s do our part to keep recyclable metals out of the landfill. Bring your recyclable scrap metal to the UU Church West parking lot - it will be sorted and taken away by Action Recycling.

Tell your neighbors and friends – the community is welcome to participate!

Here are just a few of the items we will accept:
Aluminum: buckets, downspouts, pots, pans, lawnmowers
Stainless Steel: hub caps, ovens, pipes, sinks
Brass: bed frames, doorknobs, hinges, faucets, doorknockers, light fixtures
Cast Iron: frying pans, sinks, tubs, auto rotors/drums, radiators
Sheet Iron: appliances, bicycles, snow blowers, shovels, rakes
Copper: holiday lights, plumbing pipe, cords, wires, cable
PLUS: Auto batteries, computers, monitors, laptops, keys, padlocks

For a complete list of acceptable and prohibited items visit

* If you can’t make it on June 12th, you may take your metals to Action Recyclers, 5329 W. State Street, Milwaukee - HOURS: M-F, 8am-4pm & Sat., 8am-12noon. Phone: 414-671-5777.

Mark your Calendar:
Scrap Metal Fund Drive - Saturday, June 12th
8:00am – 12noon in the UUCW parking lot


  1. The proposal follows an incident from 2012 involving Bed, Bath & Beyond stores in America recalling tissue holders made in India that were contaminated with the radio-isotope Sydney Metal Recycling