Declutter your home...for free! Free shredding, recycling services offered

Posted at 10:17 PM, Oct 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-20 14:39:09-04

It’s time to purge!

If your home feels cluttered because of all the things you no longer use, now is the time to get rid of it because the “I Recycle Phoenix Festival” will be at Desert Ridge Marketplace on Saturday, October 22nd, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Keep Phoenix Beautiful is holding the event near the AMC Theatres and they are collecting everything from old magazines to broken costume jewelry to batteries and the list goes on and on.

While electronics, batteries and paper will be recycled, books, toys, clothing, cell phones, magazines, art supplies and sports equipment will be donated to local nonprofits, including Treasures 4 Teachers, Goodwill and St. Vincent de Paul.

There are a few things that will not be accepted including CRT TVs and monitors, single-use batteries (AA/AAA/C/D), fluorescent tubes, light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW) such as paint, tires and chemicals will also not be accepted at this event.

Click here to see a complete list of acceptable items.

But there's more, there will also be on-site document shredding services offered. You can bring up to five banker boxes of documents to shred for FREE.

Shredding will be available from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., or until the truck is full. Documents can also be dropped off for off-site shredding at any time during the event.

Desert Ridge Marketplace – near the AMC Theatres
21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix (Located at the Loop 101 & Tatum Blvd.)