Need to get rid of an old TV, phone or computer? The Lawrence & Douglas County Sustainability Office has teamed up with Teknix Solutions to offer an Electronics Recycling event. The event will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in the KU parking lot at the northwest corner of Iowa Street and Clinton Parkway.
Materials that will be accepted:
- Anything with a cord or battery, including, but not limited to:
- computers, laptops, monitors, speakers, keyboards, mice, servers,
- microwaves, TVs, gaming systems,
- light fixtures (not bulbs! see list below), (non-PCB) ballasts,
- steroes, radios, phones, audio/visual equipment,
- lab equipment, cables, battery backup systems,
- other small appliances, and
- CDs, VHS and cassette tapes
CRT TVs and monitors will be accepted for a fee of $15 per unit for 19 inches or smaller; and $30 per unit for 20 inches or greater. Teknix will accept cash or check only.
More information about the event: http://dgcoks.org/recyclingevent2020
During the fall 2018 event, 751 vehicles dropped off 62,397 pounds of electronics recycling.