TVs and computers can no longer be picked up at curbside trash collections under the Covered Device Recycling Act.
Are you still wondering what to do with your old TV or computer that you replaced recently? There are many options for disposal, but trash collection isn't one of them. TVs and computers can no longer be picked up at curbside trash collections under the Covered Device Recycling Act, which went into effect at the end of last month. "Covered devices" include desktop and laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals and televisions, the act states. Since landfills and other solid waste disposal facilities in Pennsylvania will no longer be allowed to accept covered devices, the Act requires that these devices be recycled. If you have unwanted electronics, the closest location for recycling in the Goodwill, 1487 W Street Road in …
Need to dispose of some unwanted electronics? Area Staples locations are now offering free recycling for select items.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Staples and HP have teamed up to bring free electronics recycling for all brands of office technology at Staples stores nationwide. According to a press release, consumers and small businesses can now responsibly recycle their electronics every day at Staples locations nationwide, regardless of where the devices were purchased. “Staples free tech recycling program will help increase the number of electronic products that are safely recycled,” said Mark Buckley, Staples' vice president of environmental affairs. “As a trusted source for office solutions, Staples is making it easy for consumers to responsibly recycle electronics for free every day at our stores. We are excited to work with HP on this initiative as part of our ongoing …