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Electronics recycling drive to be held at UT March 22

The University of Toledo will help you get rid of those old electronics piled up in the basement or spare bedroom.

recycling webA community electronics recycling drive will take place Saturday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in parking area 28, located off East Rocket Drive by the Transportation Center near the Dorr Street entrance to Main Campus.

Most anything with a power cord will be accepted to be disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner.

For those looking to recycle older televisions, there will be a disposal charge. Any older television less than 24 inches will cost $10, and sets 24 inches and larger will cost $20 to recycle.

The University is working with Affinity Information Management to recycle the items from the drive.

The e-waste event is part of UT’s Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design Program and part of the University’s RecycleMania efforts.

RecycleMania is a national eight-week competition that began Feb. 2 in which universities across the United States and Canada compete for the most recycled materials collected by weight.

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