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July 22, 2010

Aurora Expands Electronics Recycling Thru November

At the initial event last week, approximately four truckloads of old equipment was taken by Vintage Tech Recyclers, the Plainfield firm contracted by the …
[July 22, 2010]

 

(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) AURORA, Ill., July 21 — The City of Aurora released the following news release: Due to the overwhelming response to Aurora’s drop-off electronics recycling held last Saturday (July 17), the City has finalized plans to offer the service twice monthly from August through November and has added a second location to make the service more accessible to residents across Aurora.

 

Beginning August 7, a wide array of electronic goods including old computers and peripherals, entertainment and office equipment, and microwave ovens, can be dropped off at Aurora’s Central Garage, 720 N. Broadway Av. (Rt. 25), from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The service will again be offered on August 21 during the same hours at the City’s Customer Service Center rear parking lot, 3770 McCoy Drive.

 

At the initial event last week, approximately four truckloads of old equipment was taken by Vintage Tech Recyclers, the Plainfield firm contracted by the City for the recycling service.

 

Items accepted for recycling include PC’s, monitors, printers, scanners, modems, tapes, discs, CD drives, cables, keyboards, mice, and plotters; TV’s, VCR’s, DVD players, camcorders, cameras, stereo equipment without speakers, game players and joysticks; telephones, cell phones, pagers, answering machines, typewriters, calculators, adding machines, fax machines, shredders, copiers, and postage meters. Microwave ovens are the only kitchen appliance accepted. Toasters, coffee makers, and other appliances will not be taken.

 

Future dates for the drop-off recycling at the Central Garage are September 11, October 2, and November 6. It will be offered at the Customer Service Center on September 25, October 23, and November 20. The hours of operation will remain from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on all dates.

 

The recycling drop-off will be staffed; however, residents will have to unload their materials themselves.

 

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