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Monday, October 6, 2014

Electronics Recycling Day Sat. October 11

From: http://www.decaturga.com
Acceptable Electronics
Electronic Recycling LogoAlmost anything with an electrical cord can be recycled at the event EXCEPT microwave ovens, furniture, light fixtures, household appliances, lamps and vacuum cleaners.
  • Adding machines
  • Answering machines
  • Batteries, any kind
  • Cable converter boxes
  • Cables
  • Calculators
  • Component parts
  • Computers
  • Copiers
  • Digital cameras
  • Digital projectors
  • DVD players
  • Electric lawn mowers
  • Fax machines
  • Garden equipment
  • GPS receivers
  • Game controllers
  • Keyboards
  • Label makers
  • Mice
  • Mini-towers
  • Monitors
  • Pagers
  • PDAs
  • Portable CD players
  • Portable game players
  • Printer cartridges
  • Printers
  • Radios
  • Remote controls routers
  • Scanners
  • Servers Speakers
  • Stereo equipment
  • Telephones
  • Telephony equipment
  • 3-in-1 devices
  • Typewriters
  • UPS units
  • VCRs
  • Workstation
  • Zip drives
TVs will be recycled for a minimal fee of $10 (cash only) per TV set with exact change.
There is no charge to recycle other items. Any metro area resident can participate.

Styrofoam Recycling & Paper Shredding Guidelines
Foam Guidelines
DART Container Corporation has generously donated their services for this event. Please follow the guidelines below before bringing Styrofoam:
  • Make sure foam has the “6” symbol on it
  • Rinse and separate food service containers from other foam
  • No straws, lids, tape or stickers
  • No foam peanuts or insulation material

Shred These
  • Advertising proofs
  • Audit reports
  • Blueprints and maps
  • Canceled checks
  • Computer printouts
  • Contracts
  • Correspondence
  • Customer lists expense records
  • Financial statements
  • Hr files
  • Insurance policies Legal documents
  • Old invoices and bills Payroll records Personnel files
  • Price lists Proposals Purchase orders Tax records
  • Technical information Time cards

Can’t Shred These
  • Cardboard Glass or plastic
  • Magazines
  • Napkins
  • Paper cups and plates
  • Newspapers
  • Spiral-bound notebooks
  • Phonebooks

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