advertisement

Electronic waste recycling event Aug. 27 at Home Depot

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 | 12:38 p.m. CDT; updated 5:25 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, August 17, 2011

COLUMBIA — Load up your defunct washing machines, stoves and radios.

Columbia residents will have the opportunity to recycle electronics on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Home Depot parking lot at 3215 Clark Lane. The City of Columbia Solid Waste Division along with Home Depot and Mid-MO Recycling is sponsoring the event as part of an effort to save landfill space. 

 Electronics accepted at no charge include:

  • CPUs
  • printers
  • keyboards
  • computer mice
  • laptops
  • wire
  • cables
  • hard drives
  • cell phones
  • pagers
  • washing machines
  • stoves
  • radios
  • satellite dishes
  • scanners
  • speakers
  • DVD players
  • VCRs
  • fax machines
  • telephones
  • answering machines
  • car batteries
  • dryers
  • stereos

Electronics accepted for a small fee include:

  • computer monitors
  • portable televisions
  • console televisions
  • copiers
  • microwaves

Refrigerators and hazardous materials are not accepted. For more information, contact the Solid Waste Division at 874-6291 or Mid-MO Recycling at 474-3997.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements