The Sierra Club in Alton says you can get rid of your electronic waste at monthly e-cycling events around the region. The Bank of Edwardsville in Glen Carbon is hosting one this Friday. The next one in Alton is a week from Friday at the Bank of Edwardsville on Martin Luther King Drive. There are also monthly drives in Collinsville, Granite City and Hardin.
There is also a new promotion for you to recycle your household batteries. Alton Sierra Club's Chirstine Favilla says it is a competition for local school children:
She says the program is co-sponsored by WITS, Inc., a St. Louis organization that recycles old computers and provides training for underprivileged members of the community in the process.
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