Electronic recycling event on Saturday, May 20th

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

Electronic Recycling Event

The City of Lawrence Solid Waste Division will host an Electronic Recycling Event on Saturday, May 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the KU Park & Ride east parking lot, accessible from Clinton Parkway and Crestline Drive. This is a rain or shine event.

Items accepted for recycling include televisions, video and audio equipment, computers, printers, copiers, scanners, fax machines, microwaves and other small appliances, cell phones and other hand held devices. There is a $20 recycling fee per CRT computer monitor and CRT television (all sizes – includes rear projection and consoles). There is no recycling fee for other electronic equipment. Fees may be paid by cash or check.

Items not accepted at this event include VHS tapes and CDs, large appliances, Freon containing items such as refrigerators and dehumidifiers, and household hazardous waste such as paint, pesticides, compressed gas cylinders, and fluorescent light bulbs. For information on how to dispose of large appliances and household hazardous waste, visit www.LawrenceRecycles.org.

Electronic recycling will be provided by Asset LifeCycle.

For more information regarding this event, visit www.LawrenceRecycles.org.

Media Contact: Kathy Richardson, solid waste manager, (785) 832-3032.