DELAWARE, Oh. – The Senior Appliance Pickup service is again available to older adults looking to rid themselves of any electronics and appliances. Collection will occur through the end of May and will start again in September or until funding is depleted.
This year, residents are limited to one screen per household (TV or other type of monitor). Multiples of other electronics and appliances will be accepted.
This marks the 14th year for this Delaware General Health District Keep Delaware County Beautiful program, which is funded by SourcePoint. The service is free and available to all Delaware County adults age 55 and older.
The pickup service was developed to prevent injuries that could be sustained from lifting or falling while trying to move appliances or computer components. The Health District contracts with a moving company to pick up large, bulky or heavy items from a resident’s home and deliver them to Friction Metals. This service also allows for many of the materials to be recycled rather than go directly to a landfill.
In 2017, this service allowed for 91 senior households to have 5,709 pounds of electronics and 6,500 pounds of appliances to be picked up.
For more information, contact Keep Delaware County Beautiful coordinator Jenifer Way-Young at 740-203-2076.