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Schenectady County is Hosting Free E-Waste Recycling Event

Electronics Scrap Recycling At Aurubis

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Schenectady County will be hosting a free electronics recycling event on Saturday, April 29, at SUNY Schenectady from 10am-2pm.Registration is required and residents of Schenectady looking to attend can register online or by calling (518) 388-4775.

Accepted items will include:

  • Batteries
  • Cables/IT accessories
  • Cameras
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Computers and computer accessories
  • Copiers
  • Gaming devices
  • Light bulbs including fluorescent
  • Laptops
  • Monitors
  • MP3 Players
  • Networking gear
  • Phone systems/Cell phones
  • Power supplies
  • Printers/plotters
  • Printer ink, toner, cartridges
  • Routers & switches
  • Stereo equipment
  • External hard drives, SD/memory cards, etc.
  • Tablets
  • Televisions
  • Video and audio equipment

Items not accepted include:

  • Anything containing Mercury (thermostats, switches, medical devices, thermometers)
  • Smoke or carbon monoxide detectors
  • Household hazardous waste/liquids
  • Propane tanks
  • Radioactive materials
  • Small appliances (toasters, coffee makers, irons, etc.)

Items will be cleaned, sorted and reused if possible.

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