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Community Shredding and Battery Recycling Event - Sun, Jun 25 with ...

Join us with your papers to shred and your batteries to recycle!!! The following is an excerpt from Senator Katie Muth's on-line news release posted on June 14, 2023:

"...The shredding event will take place on Sunday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at Ludwigs Corner Fair Grounds (1326 Pottstown Pike, Glenmoore).

There is a three-box limit per car. This event is first come, first serve and when the truck is full, the event will end. All shredded paper will be recycled by the contracted local shredding company, Wiggins Shredding.

The event will also feature an opportunity to recycle or safely dispose of household batteries. The West Vincent Sustainability Committee will have a table set up to collect:

  • household alkaline batteries (AAA, AA, C, D and 9-volt with taped over terminals), button cell batteries, cell phones, and tablets. ­

  • Rechargeable batteries will NOT be accepted during the event but can be dropped off at various retailers in the region including Home Depot and Lowes.

  • Automobile or motorcycle batteries contain electrolytes and will NOT be accepted. These items should be taken to a local auto repair shop...."

For more information on the free shredding event, call Senator Muth’s District Office at 610-792-2137 or visit

The battery recycling portion of this event is sponsored by WV Sustainability Committee.

There are many ways to keep up-to-date and informed of future West Vincent Township sustainability events, clean energy programs and events, and monthly happenings:


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Your information is vital in helping us create a township roadmap to energy conservation and transition consistent with the Chester County’s Climate Action Plan and the Phoenixville Regional Planning Commission (PRPC) comprehensive plan.

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