2014 ELECTRONICS COLLECTIONS
Thank you to everyone who helped make aour yearly electronics recycling collection successful! Final results from collections will be made available once they are completed!
2013 TIRE RECYCLING COLLECTION
5,509 tires collected at the Butler site and 13,206 tires at the Hanover site for combined total of 18,715 tires collected for the 2013 calendar year!!! Thank you to everyone who helped make our collections a success once again this year.
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CONTRIBUTED TO OUR 2013 ELECTRONICS RECYCLING COLLECTIONS!
519, 757 pounds of electronics were collected this year alone! This number brings our 11 Year total to over 4,600,000 pounds of electronics that were not only diverted from the waste stream but recycled as well!
CAN BE RECYCLED AT
JAMES TABIT & SONS (779-5344-LARKSVILLE)
J-L USED AUTO PARTS, INC. (779-5101-LARKSVILLE)
PLEASE CALL FOR HOURS, DIRECTIONS AND TO SEE IF THERE IS A FEE!
MUNICIPAL ELECTRONIC RECYCLING
PLAINS TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
Plains Twp. has a e-waste container at their Recycling Center.
Plains residents can use this service Mon. thru Fri. 6:30 to 2:30.
Please call 829-3430 for more information
Pittston-883-0300 (Drop off is FREE)
Now accepting computers, monitors, keyboards, mice, etc. Please call for hours of operation.
ADDITIONAL PLACES TO TAKE THOSE ELECTRONICS TO RECYCLE
Wilkes Barre 570-819-0719
will take your electronic items for FREE.
ACCEPTABLE ITEMS: computers, monitors, fax machines, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice, typewriters, video games, cell phones, VCR’s, VHS tapes, CD’s, batteries (rechargeable), flat screen televisions.
Limit:3 items per visit per day.
NON ACCEPTABLE ITEMS: console televisions, flat screens televisions larger than 72 inches, microwaves, any small appliances; (coffee pots, irons, vacuum cleaners, etc.)
Please call with any questions at 570-819-0719
http://www.bestbuy.com to see what is accepted.
Wilkes Barre 570-824-8304
will take your electronic items for FREE.
ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:desktop computers, laptops, tablets, eReaders, monitors, desktop printers, copiers, scanners, fax machines, schredders, UPS/battery backup devices, GPS devices, digital cameras, MP# Players, mobile phones, and cordless phones, keyboards, mice, modems, routers and PC speakers, external hard drives and small servers.
NON ACCEPTABLE ITEMS: televisions, floor model copiers and printers, appliances, large servers, stereo/home AV equipment, alkaline batteries, lamps/bulbs.
Limit: 6 items per visit per day.
Please call with any questions at 570-824-8304
www.staples.com for additional information and other products acceptable for recycling.
Wilkes Barre-829-3231 (Drop off is FREE-quantities may be limited.)
(Items accepted are computers, monitors, keyboards, printers, scanners, mice, printers, televisions, etc. Please be sure to contact either location prior to going to ensure hours of operation and any additional questions you may have.)
NORTHEAST RECYCLING SOLUTIONS
270-0301-(Charges apply, please call for more details.)
(Items accepted are computers, monitors, keyboards, printers, scanners, mice, printers, televisions, etc. Please be sure to contact each location prior to going to ensure hours of operation and any additional questions you may have.)
Brenner Recycling is now accepting telelvisions for recycling. Cost to drop off item ranges from $20.00 to $50.00. Please call for additioanl information and hours of operation.
NEW – Covered Device Recycling Act
The Covered Device Recycling Act (CDRA, House Bill 708), Act 108 of 2010, requires manufacturers to provide recycling programs for desktop computers, laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals and televisions sold to consumers in Pennsylvania beginning in January 2012. Other requirements also apply. Please see the links below. (Note to manufacturers – this does not include manufacturers of computer peripherals if the manufacturer does not make other covered devices).
Covered Device Recycling Act – A General Overview (PDF) 2520-FS-DEP4324 (eLibrary)
Beginning Jan. 24, 2013, desktop computers, laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals, televisions, and any components of such devices may no longer be disposed in Pennsylvania with municipal waste. Additionally, covered devices that are not from an occupant of a single detached dwelling unit or a single unit of a multiple dwelling unit that used a covered device primarily for personal or small business may no longer dispose of these devices or their components at that time. All of these devices are required to be properly recycled.