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August 11, 2012

Recycle your old and used electronics for free in Hamilton County

 

Submitted by kkinley, Neighborhood Reporter

 

HAMILTON COUNTY, OH (FOX19) – The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District’s free residential computer equipment and television drop-off program will be open on Saturday, August 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the CSI/Republic Transfer Station located at 10751 Evendale Drive.

 

This program will not be open any other Saturday in August.

 

Special weekend collection times are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following Saturdays:

 

•August 11

•September 8

•October 13

Hamilton County residents can also drop-off their unwanted computer equipment/TVs Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through October 31, excluding holidays. Since the program opened on May 1, residents have recycled more than 68,000 pounds of electronic waste.

 

Residents must bring proof of residency, such as a driver’s license or utility bill in order to participate. This program prohibits the acceptance of computer equipment/TVs from businesses, churches, schools and non-profit organizations.

 

Acceptable Items Include: CPUs, hard drives, personal copiers, docking stations, monitors, scanners, printers, cellular telephones, televisions, hard drives, tape and disk drives, VCR and DVD players, VHS tapes, circuit boards, cables, main frames, servers, terminals, fax machines, PDAs, back up batteries, chips, keyboards, mice, modems, computer speakers, CD Rom drives and laptops.