In recognition of Earth Day, Montgomery County Community College will be hosting an electronics recycling collection in collaboration with Responsible Recycling Services of Kutztown on Monday, April 16.
Students, employees and community members are invited to bring their broken, unwanted and outdated electronics to the Montgomery County Community College’s Sustainability and Innovation Hub building at 140 College Drive between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. or until the truck is full, according to a press release.
Items that can be recycled free of charge include desktop and laptop computers, DVD players, VCRs, keyboards and mice, gaming systems, printers, fax machines, strands of Christmas lights, cables, cords, microwaves, small appliances, cell phone and laptop batteries, metal items, calculators, adding machines, exercise equipment, UPS battery backups, car batteries (sealed lead acid), toner and ink cartridges, bed frames, rain spouting, audio visual equipment, filing cabinets, telephones and cell phones.
Items that can be recycled with a small include washers ($20), dryers ($20), dishwashers ($20), air conditioners ($25), dehumidifiers ($25), refrigerators ($30), CRT ($15) and LCD ($10) monitors, floor freezers ($30), televisions under 40 inches ($35), televisions over 40 inches ($55), ranges and stoves ($20), floor copiers ($20) and console stereos ($35). Broken televisions will not be accepted. Please bring cash or checks made payable to Responsible Recycling Services.
In addition to the electronics recycling collection, MCCC also will host a farm stand, book swap, hydroponics demonstration and other environmentally friendly activities at 140 College Drive and in the lobby of South Hall, 101 College Drive. For more information, visit mc3.edu/green.