Shelbyville Daily Union

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March 14, 2014

Weekly e-recycling begins

The Shelby Co Soil and Water Conservation District is providing a e-recycling opportunity to anyone in the Shelby County area, by way of a trailer, provided by COM-2 Recycling Solutions LLC of Charleston.

The trailer will be located in the Ag Service Center parking lot (east end) and will be open from 7:00 to 3:30 on Tuesdays, except for the first 2 weeks where it will be open Monday – Wednesday starting March 17.

Anyone who wants to bring items to discard that are electrical or battery operated can place them in the enclosed trailer. See below for details on which items are acceptable and which are not.

To assure responsible recycling, Com 2 Recycling is a e-Stewards-certified recycler, R2, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 certified electronics recycling company. Com 2 Recycling offers asset management, responsible recycling solutions, and hard drive security.

Com 2 Recycling, ensures to all customers that all electronics are properly handled and recycled and all hard drives are protected using compliant software wiping.

According to Com 2 Recycling, by recycling old electronic products, useful materials such as glass, plastic and metal can be re-used in the manufacture of other products. Recycling electronics minimizes the amount of hazardous waste in the landfills and the extraction of new raw materials from the earth.

For event questions, please call COM 2 Recycling at217-345-3905. For more information about responsible electronic recycling, visit Com 2’s web site at www.com2recycling.com

Items accepted:

Computers, Laptops, Monitors, LCD’s, Cell Phones, Printers, Scanners, Modems, CD drives, Cables, Keyboards, Mice, TV’s, VCR’s, DVD players, Camcorders, Cameras, Game Players and joysticks; Telephones, Pagers, Answering Machines, Typewriters, Calculators, adding machines, Fax machines, Copiers and Postage meters, Vacuum Cleaners, Toaster Ovens, Microwaves, Toys, Stoves, Refrigerators.

IF IT TAKES A CORD OR BATTERIES WE ACCEPT IT!

Non-Accepted Items Include:

Light bulbs, Mercury Containing Devices, Alkaline Batteries, Fluorescent, Household Chemicals, Books, Paint.

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