Essex County will hold a computer and electronics recycling day on Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Essex County Public Works garage on West Bradford Avenue in Cedar Grove.
Essex County residents can in computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, scanners, telecom equipment, speakers, televisions, keyboards, main frames, VCRs, stereos, DVD players, toasters, irons and cellular telephones. Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms cannot be recycled at this event.
“Recycling computer hardware and electronic devices helps remove lead and other dangerous chemicals from our waste stream, which is important for us and our children. With your participation, we can do our part to protect the environment,” said Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. “Our collection days are very popular and I am glad our residents understand the importance of recycling. I encourage everyone to participate in our fall Computer and Electronics Recycling Day.”
The Essex County Computer and Electronics Recycling Day is for Essex County residents only. Residents are not charged when they bring materials, but they must provide proof of residency. Commercial businesses may not drop off materials. For more information, please call the Essex County Utilities Authority at 973-792-9060 or visit www.ecuanj.com.