James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn Appliance, Freon Bearing, CRT, Electronic Device Recycling Collection

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 9:00am

The James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn is once again partnering with Medeiros Crew Recycling on Saturday, May 21st from 9 AM to 1 PM at the Spence Farm property located at 41 Wyman Street in Woburn. This is an excellent opportunity to recycle these items at a minimal cost, while supporting a local non-profit organization. 

There is a significant cost savings compared to the high cost associated with curbside appliance recycling programs.  In Woburn, the cost for curbside pick-up of many of these items has increased once again in 2016.

The drop-off recycling drives at Spence Farm are open to residents and businesses from all communities, not just Woburn. 

With your support, these collections have raised over $150,000 for local non-profit organizations, as well as donations to the Woburn Memorial High School Scholarship Fund.  So clean out those basements, attics, garages and warehouses and bring your items to the next drive on May 21st!

The May 21st collection will benefit the James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn to help defray the cost of their programs and activities.  Troop 519 will also be collecting returnable bottles and cans at this drive.

New this year, we will be accepting donations of all types and sizes of gently used ice skates.  These skates will be re-sharpened and saved for use by the public at a Winter Festival planned for February 2017 as part of Woburn’s 375th anniversary celebration.  There is no charge to drop off ice skates.

Price Comparison Chart

Item Medeiros Crew Drop-off Price Woburn Curbside Pick-Up Price
Televisions up to 27” $20.00 $35.00
Televisions over 27” $25.00 $35.00
Computer monitors $15.00 $35.00
Laptops, tablets and kindles $10.00 $35.00
Refrigerators and freezers $10.00 $25.00
Air conditioners $10.00 $25.00
Dehumidifiers $10.00 $25.00
Stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher $10.00 $25.00
Water heater $10.00 $25.00

For the small fee of only $1.00 each, we accept computers, printers, scanners, calculators, typewriters, fax/copy machines, telephones, stereo equipment, video and audio equipment, microwave ovens, garbage disposals, telephones, cameras and most consumer electronics.   

Additionally, for a voluntary donation, we will accept plugs, wires, drives, video games, DVDs, CDs and VHS tapes. 

Cell phones will be accepted and donated to “Cell Phones for Soldiers”. 

If you would like to recycle your items but are not able to join us on May 21st, a collection is planned for June 18th.  Should you have any questions, please contact Paul or Lori Medeiros at (781) 938-0297 or at paulderman@verizon.net.
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