Electronics Recycling Day Free and Open to Public

By: News Email
By: News Email

An electronics recycling day is planned for March 29.

It will be held in the Peden Stadium Parking lot at Ohio University and it is free and open to the public.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

People can recycle anything with componentry or an electrical plug, from computers to appliances.

Examples of acceptable E-waste include:
Computers, keyboards, computer mice, cables, batteries, printers, scanners, Compact discs (floppies and data), VHS tapes, cassette tapes, CD/DVD players, video game systems, cellphones, telephones, flat screen televisions monitors, books and packaging materials related to electronics.

CRT (tube containing) TVs and Monitors will require a $20 charge per item, cash only.

Examples of acceptable appliances/scrap metal items include:
refrigerators, freezers, air conditioning units, water tanks, stoves, ovens, toasters, blenders, microwaves, vacuum cleaners, lawn mowers, lamps, fans and scrap metal.

Examples of non-acceptable items include:
Any hazardous materials including compressed propane tanks, chemicals, light bulbs and tires.


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