Free Electronics Recycling Event

Posted: October 3, 2013

Do you have a TV taking up closet space? Are your junk drawers filled with cell phones and other gadgets? If so, please join us the weeks of October 7 and October 14, 2013 at the Vernon Township Recycling Center located at 2 Riggs Way in Vernon.

Vernon Township, Samsung Electronics America Inc. and Vintage Tech Recyclers have joined forces to bring area residents a free solution for responsible electronics recycling.

During this recycling event, all participants can take an ENERGY STAR pledge for a chance to win an ENERGY STAR qualified Samsung 40" LED TV. The winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all pledges received and will be notified via the e-mail address provided in their pledge.

Items Accepted:

  • computers and laptops
  • monitors and LCDs
  • cell phones
  • printers
  • scanners
  • modems
  • CD drives
  • cables
  • keyboards and mice
  • TVs
  • VCRs and DVD players
  • camcorders
  • cameras
  • game players and joysticks
  • telephones
  • pagers
  • answering machines
  • typewriters
  • calculators
  • adding machines
  • fax machines
  • copiers and postage meters
  • vacuum cleaners
  • toaster ovens
  • microwaves

Unacceptable Items:

  • lightbulbs
  • devices containing mercury
  • alkaline batteries
  • fluorescents
  • household chemicals
  • toys
  • books
  • paint

Vintage Tech Recyclers assures residents that all electronics are properly handled and recycled and all hard drives are protected using NIST 800-88 compliant software wiping.

For questions or more information, contact call Vintage Tech at 630.305.0922.