Habitat CFC’s ReStore Earth Day in Stamford Sat. April 18th accepting donations!

Habitat CFC’s ReStore in Stratford will be at “Earth Day, St. Cecilia Elementary School” in Stamford with a truck accepting donations!

In celebration of the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, St. Cecilia Elementary School will hold their first ever Recycle-O-Rama event to raise awareness and encourage the community to reduce, reuse, recycle and respect the Earth. On Saturday, April 18th, St. Cecilia School will host more than half a dozen local and national organizations whose non-profits efforts reduce waste in our landfills. Everyone is invited to donate gently used items from doors, furniture, and appliances to unwanted paper, sports equipment, clothing and electronics.

School Principal, Dr. Joann Borchetta commented, “We are thrilled that so many organizations accepted our invitation to collect gently used items that furthers their great causes. We are dedicated to education and helping others who are less fortunate in our immediate and larger community. The Recycle-O-Rama event teaches our children how important it is to respect mother Earth.”

Data Shredding Services will dispose of unwanted documents. Stamford based, Friends of Ferguson Library will be present to collect books, CD’s and DVD’s to support their library programs. Kids Helping Kids CT and Northeast Community Cycles will accept sports equipment and bicycles respectively. Clothing Drive Fundraiser.com will accept used clothing and toys. Green Monster will dispose of unwanted electronics including video games, ink cartridges, cell phones and computers. Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County will accept doors, appliances, furniture and more.

The Recycle-O-Rama event will be held Saturday, April 18th from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm in the St. Cecilia School and Church parking lot, 1196 Newfield Ave, in Stamford. A comprehensive list of acceptable items, packing instructions and exact times each organization will be on site can be obtained by clicking here: http://www.stceciliastamford.org/documents/recycle-o-rama