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Algonquin to hold electronics recycling event

Published: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 11:04 a.m. CDT

ALGONQUIN – The village has scheduled an electronics recycling event for Saturday for its residents.

The village will accept electronics at its public works facility.

Electronic equipment such as monitors, laptops, televisions, computers, printers, fax machines, scanners, DVD players, stereos, VCRs, video game consoles, cable boxes, coffee makers, computer mice, keyboards, cellphones, networking equipment, MP3 players, iPods, UPS batteries, copiers, typewriters and metal tools will be accepted, according to a news release.

Large white goods or appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, freezers, dishwashers, dryers and air conditioners will not be accepted. Smoke detectors, curling irons, medical waste products, household batteries and rubber-based items will not be accepted.

The event is free for residents. Proof of residency will be required.

The e-waste recycling event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Public Works Facility at 110 Meyer Drive. For more information, visit www.algonquin.org/ECO.

- Northwest Herald

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