Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Back-to-School "Electronics Plus" Collection Event

Natural Resource Center

October 1, 2011

This fall all residents of Cayuga County and the City of Auburn are invited to participate in the Fall 2011 Back-to-School "Electronics Plus" Collection Event. The event presents an excellent opportunity to discard materials in a safe manner. Proper disposal protects human health, our community and the environment. The materials collected at this event will be recycled to the fullest extent possible by our contractors.

Saturday, October 1, 2011.

Running from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Located at the Natural Resource Center, 7413 County House Road, Auburn, next to the jail and nursing home.

We are accepting:
Televisions for FREE!
Computer monitors for FREE!
All other electronics for FREE!
Fluorescent bulbs and CFLs for FREE!
Household batteries for FREE!
Propane tanks for FREE!


Small Freon appliance for $5 each
Acceptable Household Electronics Include:
Computer Equipment
Computer Monitors
Fluorescent Light Bulbs and CFL bulbs
Video Game Systems
Universal Power Supplies
Cell Phones
Toner/Ink Cartridges
Small Freon Appliances for $5 each
Also accepted will be:
1 pound to 20 pound propane tanks
Hand held cylinders that contained such gases as oxygen, MAPP and helium

This is not our chemical collection event, which is on October 22, 2011. Click here for more details.

Learn more here:

If you have questions about whether or not a specific item will be accepted, or if you are a business and want references for electronics collection and recycling services, please call Cayuga County Cooperative Extension at 315-255-1183, or email solidwaste@cornell.edu.

This event is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County, Cayuga County Solid Waste Management Program Office, Cayuga County Department of Planning and Economic Development and hosted by the Cayuga County Soil and Water Conservation District.

Funding for the event is provided by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Cayuga County and Nucor Steel-Auburn.

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