Residents can bring a variety of electronic items to Verizon’s Cary campus Thursday, Oct. 9 to be recycled.
The event is 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the company’s location at 7000 Weston Parkway.
The free recycling event is open to residents and businesses. The list of accepted items, according to a news release, include: laptop and desktop computers; CRT (cathode ray tube) and LCD (liquid crystal display) monitors and televisions; computer cables, mice and keyboards; gaming consoles; telephones and answering machines; stereo and audio equipment; paper shredders; alarm clocks; printers; cameras; conferencing equipment; remote controls; earphones; small electronic appliances (such as coffee makers, toasters, toaster ovens and can openers); microwave ovens; vacuum cleaners; and electronic toys without batteries.
Hard drives won’t be wiped. Batteries should be removed.
The drive also will accept glass, plastics and aluminum cans.
Items that will not be accepted include hazardous waste (such as batteries, inks/toners, mercury bulbs); units containing fluid (such as motors and pumps containing fluid); refrigerators and freezers; medical waste, and radioactive material such as X-ray equipment.