Bring Your E-Waste to 5th Annual Village Electronics Recycling Drive April 21

Posted: Friday, April 20, 2012 11:00 am

Residents (single-family homes, condos and apartments) and local business representatives are invited to participate in the 5th Annual Electronics Recycling Drive, part of the Village Goes Green Initiative, on Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 8:30 am-1:30 pm.

The drive-through drop-off location will be at the West Enid Drive on-street parking zone between the Village Hall parking lot and the Winn-Dixie building. You will see a tent and lift-gate truck belonging to EScrap, the Village vendor, between Village Green Way and Fernwood Road. The drop-off zone is designed for access from the east (i.e., from Crandon Boulevard or Village Green Way), and will be delineated with barricades and cones. For more information, please contact Mariana Dominguez-Hardie, Department of Pubic Works, at (305) 365-8945.

Participants will be able to drive through the collection area and drop off acceptable items.  Please refer to the lists below of acceptable and non-acceptable items.

These items can be recycled:

  • Computers and peripherals: hard drives, main frames, laptops, keyboards, printers, scanners, cables, chargers, modems, hubs, PC and laptop batteries. CRT monitors (glass-bearing)
  • Televisions (glass-bearing)
  • Media players: VHS, DVD, CD, tape decks, audio receivers, MP3 players, iPods, chargers, cables
  • Other electronics: Copiers, fax machines, telecommunication systems
  • Land phones, cell phones, PDAs and chargers
  • Mercury-bearing devices and batteries:
    • Flourescent lamps, ballasts, capacitors
      • 4' lamps
      • Over 4' lamps
      • U-shaped and circular lamps
      • UV-fluorescent lamps
      • Neon lamps
      • HID lamps
      • HPS lamps
    • Alkaline batteries (A3, AZ, C+D)
    • Lead-acid batteries (car > dry or wet) 
    • Lithium batteries 
    • Non-lithium batteries: not to exceed 10 pounds

Unacceptable items include:

  • White goods; i.e., electrical kitchen equipment, ranges, washers, dryers, dishwashers
  • Household electrical equipment; i.e., irons, toasters, microwaves, hair dryers
  • Tools
  • Wood console TVs and projector TVs


April 21, 2012 Elect Recycle Drive poster

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