North Helpline, the food bank that has served Maple Leaf and much of north Seattle for two decades, is holding a recycling event for electronics on Saturday, April 2.
The event is free, but donations are accepted to help the food bank, which saw demand grow by over 37 percent last year.
It will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lake City Christian Church, 1933 N.E. 125th St.
Safe recycling of appliances, electronics, cell phones and printer cartridges, as well as metal objects, i.e. anything with a plug – anything metal, working or not. Pick up service for appliances and electronics available for a fee with prior arrangement call 206-376-3477.
Incidentally, the food bank is reprising its successful Empty Bowls fundraiser on May Day this spring.