York City to recycle electronics for free
Jan 30, 2013 (The York Dispatch - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
The city of York, in conjunction with The York County Solid Waste Authority, will conduct a free electronics recycling collection on the first Saturday of every month in the parking lot behind Roll'R Way at Memorial Complex, 900 S. Vander Ave. in York City.
Collections for February will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
All York County residents, businesses and non-profit entities are eligible to participate in this program. Residents and businesses with large quantities of electronics, (i.e. more than a pickup truck load of electronic material) should call the city at 849-2245 before the collection date to make arrangements for delivery.
The program is made possible by funding generated from tipping fees collected at the York County Resource Recovery Center.
Examples of electronic equipment accepted in this program include answering machines, CD players, fax machines, computer hard drives, laptops, mobile phones, modems, microwave ovens, pagers, personal computers (CPU, monitors, keyboards, mouse, and peripherals), printers, printed circuit boards, radios, remote controls, stereos, tape players, telephones and telephone equipment, televisions, VCRs and small satellite dishes. Residents are responsible for removal of any personal data contained on electronic devices and computer hard drives.
Please do not bring electric equipment such as power tools, toasters, hair dryers, curling irons, clothes irons, wall clocks, or electric razors. Also, do not bring items that contain freon/refrigerant such as air conditioners and dehumidifiers or construction/demolition material, furniture, appliances, white goods or household hazardous waste.
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