To celebrate Earth Day, the Western Slope Conservation Center is sponsoring an e-cycling event on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. E-Waste Recyclers of Colorado will be recycling the electronics.
The items will be received at two sites — in Delta at Aaron's, located at 300 Stafford Lane and in Hotchkiss at the Delta County Fairgrounds.
Joining with the Conservation Center to sponsor the event are E-Waste Recyclers of Colorado, Hotchkiss Community Chamber of Commerce, First State Bank of Colorado, Alpine Bank, TDS, Double J Disposal and Delta Area Chamber of Commerce.
Most electronics that plug in or take a charge can be recycled for free. There are fees for monitors, $10; TVs, $10-$35; large printers, $15; and floor copiers, $50.
Here's a list of electronics that will be accepted: computer towers, monitors, printers, keyboards, mice, speakers, audio and video equipment, laptops, tablets, e-readers, televisions (both flat screen and CRT), microwaves, toasters, photocopiers, digital cameras, hair dryers, electric tooth brushes, battery operated toys, electric typewriters, calculators, video game consoles, GPS devices, satellite radio equipment, radios, electric can openers, coffee pots, electric washers and dryers, air conditioners, water purifiers, mixers, blenders, irons, vacuum cleaners, motors, electric can openers, cell phones and electric shavers.
Computer hard drives will be shredded on-site to protect personal information.blog comments powered by Disqus