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For Immediate Release:                                                                          Contact: Lori Welch
April 3, 2019                                                                                                     517-483-4599

City of Lansing Co-Sponsors Recycle Rama, Lansing's Largest Recycling Event

The 10th annual Recycle Rama will be held on Saturday, April 13 at the Ingham County Health Department parking lot, located at 5303 S. Cedar St. in Lansing, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thousands of people are expected to participate in this special recycling day. 
Items such as clothing, shoes, unwanted medicine, appliances, scrap metal and other materials will be accepted at no cost. All TVs and computer monitors will cost $20/each to drop off.
In an effort to control traffic and make this a successful and safe event, all vehicles must enter from northbound Cedar St. into the Health Department parking lot and exit onto Jolly Rd. 
This event is also sponsored by the Lansing Board of Water and Light, the City of Lansing, Ingham, Eaton and Clinton Counties, Michigan State University and many other community sponsors.
For more information, contact the City of Lansing’s Capital Area Recycling and Trash office at 517-483-4400 or [email protected]


Recycle Rama Materials List
(All items accepted for free, except TVs and computer monitors)

Electronics: TVs and computer monitors = $20 fee each
CPUs, keyboards, modems, mice, speakers, desktops, circuit boards, VCRs, DVD players, telephones (land lines and cell phones), etc.
Books: All types, including hard and soft cover, telephone books, etc.
Clothing and shoes: Usable condition only
Usable household items: Usable condition only (no furniture)
CDs and DVDs
Unwanted medicine: Leave in original containers and cross out personal information
Appliances/Scrap metal
Room air conditioners
Household Recycling: office paper, newspaper, junk mail, food/beverage cartons, 1-7 plastics, metal, boxboard, cardboard, phone books, glass bottles and jars
Glass jars, bottles and containers (all colors)
Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs (CFLs) & Fluorescent Tubes: limit 10/vehicle
Mercury thermostats: Leave intact
Mercury thermometers: Place in Ziploc bag
Polystyrene foam (Styrofoam): No packing peanuts
Fabrics/Yarn: Fabrics in usable condition only - 1/4 yard or larger. Please no scraps.
Eyeglasses/hearing aids
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