Twenty-One Tons of Used Electronics Collected at Pleasants County Event

By: Brooke Thibodaux Email
By: Brooke Thibodaux Email

Saving 35 cubic yards of landfill space, thanks to those in Friendly, West Virginia.

Partnering together the Pleasants County Solid Waste Authority and Momentive Perfomance Materials Incorporated's recycling event on May 31st helped save used electronics ending up in our landfills.

Collecting 21 tons, plans for another event next year are in the works.

Funding for the event comes from West Virginia's Department of Environmental Protection.

Since 2007 more than 200,000 electronics have been collected by this program.

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