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Cherokee Residents Can Recycle Home Electronics on Oct. 13

Set the date on your calendar, and start collecting all of those computers, printers, stereos and other home electronics that have outlived their usefulness.

Yesterday's laptops and desktop computers are old news. As fast as technology improves, a computer bought just a few years ago is ancient and won't run most current software (and games).

So what do you do with all of those old computers, CD-Roms, cell phones, copiers, printers and other electronics that are just so much clutter in your home? Bring them to the Electronics Recycling Day on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Cherokee Administrative Building. But don't bring your home appliances – washers, dryers, refrigerators and freezers are among items that won't be accepted.

The collection will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., so get up early to load up the car. Once you arrive, you don't even need to get out of the car. Volunteers will remove your items for recycling.

Items Accepted at No Charge

  • Personal Computers
  • Laptops
  • Modems
  • Floppy/Disk Drives
  • Printers
  • UPS Batteries
  • CD-Roms
  • Fax Machines
  • Cell Phones
  • Circuit Boards
  • Copiers
  • Phones
  • PC Power Supplies
  • Stereos/VCR/CD-Players
  • Scanners
  • Keyboards
  • Typewriters
  • Microwaves
  • Mouse/Mice
  • Test Equipment
  • Wire/Cabling
  • PC Monitors
  • Networking Equipment

Chargeable Items

  • Televisions ($10)

Items Not Accepted

  • Console/Projection Televisions
  • Car Batteries
  • Dryers
  • Washer/Dryers
  • Toaster Ovens
  • Freezers
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • De-Humidifiers
  • Blenders
  • Humidifiers
  • Gas Powered Tools
  • Household Trash
  • Refrigerators
  • Tires Mixers
  • Washers
  • Battery Powered Tools
  • Ovens

Remain in your car and let our volunteers take all equipment from your vehicle. Also, please remove equipment from boxes, and cables from each device. All cables may be placed in a bag for drop off that day. Reworx, Cherokee County and Waste Management make this event possible. Call 770-426-1700 for more information.

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