Friday, March 10, 2017

Residential E-Waste Drive @ MGS

Residential E-Waste Drive @ MGS, Metamora Herald

On April 8, from 8 in the morning until noon there will be an electronics recycling drive in the grade school parking lot. Please bring all your electronics that you would like to dispose of. This is an attempt to break a record for the most electronics recycled in one week. Electronics from businesses will not be accepted, neither will televisions with broken glass. 
The list below is taken from the original announcement on the village website of items that will and will not be accepted at the drive:

Accepted Items
• Computers, Printers, Copiers, Monitors, Keyboards, Speakers, Mice, Cables,
• Televisions, VCRs, Radios, Stereo Equipment, Tape Recorders, Record Players
• Telephones, PBX Systems, Answering Machines
• Networking Equipment, Hubs, Switches, Routers, Cables
• Video Recorders, Video Monitors, Security Systems
• CB Radios, Cell Phones, Pagers, PDAs
• Walkmans, Cash Registers, Typewriters, Adding Machines, Calculators
• Software, CDROM/Floppy Disc, Cables, Cords
• UPSs, Surge Strips
• Scanners, Digital Cameras, MP3 Players, Electronic Keyboards
• Computer parts/components, Rechargeable Batteries
• Cables/wire/aluminum
• Racks/carts
• Non-PCB Ballasts
• Lab and Hospital devices and test equipment [excluding any equipment/devices
that contain fluids, oil, mercury or radioactive material]

Unaccepted
● TUBE TYPE TV’S WITH BROKEN GLASS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!
• Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) or any equipment containing PCBs
• Thermostats, Barometers, Mercury Switches & Relays
• Can Openers, Toaster Ovens, Coffee Makers, Toasters, Smoke Detectors
• Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers or any unit containing
Freon
• Stoves, Washer/Dryers, Garbage Compactors, Dishwashers, Kitchen white goods
• Household Batteries, other than installed in equipment
• Fluorescent Lighting, bulbs, or Ballasts w/PCB’s
• Light bulbs of any kind (including mercury lamps)
• Desk / Office Furniture or Lighting
• Lab and Hospital equipment/devices that contain fluids, oil, mercury or
radioactive material
• Biohazards – for example, medical waste including any needles
• Microwaves




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