If you have any old or unwanted electronics that you’d like to dispose of in environmentally friendly way, free of charge, then you should mark your calendar for this Friday and Saturday. From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. each day, representatives from the Office of Sustainability at Lewis and Clark Community College, CJD E-Cycling and the Reiverbend Growth Association will be at the parking lot on Tolle Lane across the street from the Godfrey campus to take those unwanted electronics off your hand.
Items collected at E-cycling drives in the past were sent overseas to be deconstructed. However that won’t be the case if you participate in this drive according to Nate Keener, the Director of Sustainability at Lewis and Clark Community College.
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For more information you can contact Keener by calling 468-2782 or contact CJD E-cycling at 433-9200.
The following is a sampling of the items that will be accepted:
Anything with a cord, and anything metal
Computers, monitors, printers, cables and peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.)
Fax machines, scanners, digital converter boxes, cable receivers, satellite receivers
Video game consoles, digital video disc player/recorders, portable digital music players
Networking equipment, server, telecommunications, phones, cell phones, clocks, etc.
VCR, stereos, and audio/video equipment (including cable/satellite)
TVs - all sizes ($5 donations accepted to help offset recycling costs)
Holiday lights, metal decorations and metal furniture
Electrical, cabling, communication machinery, and equipment
Home electronics, blenders, toasters, irons, etc.
White goods: washers, dryers, dishwashers, furnaces, etc.
Medical equipment and all types of diagnostic equipment (call to verify equipment)
Industrial machinery and equipment (including power and gas equipment)
Lawn equipment, tools, old mowers, tillers, etc.
Air conditioners, refrigerators, and humidifiers
Old motors, non PCB Type transformers and other electrical equipment
Car and rechargeable household batteries and lead items
Serving the areas of Alton, Godfrey, East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, Edwardsville, Jerseyville, Brighton, Bethalto, Grafton, Granite City, Hartford, Highland, Troy, Fairview Heights, Belleville and the surrounding cities.