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.
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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.