Free E-waste collection event Dec. 17 in Montgomery County

I want to inform you that Montgomery County will host a free E-waste collection event for residents to properly dispose of old and unused electronics.

 

The event will take place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at Montgomery County Community College, 340 Dekalb Pike in Blue Bell. Enter at 595 Cathcart Road.

 

The following items will be accepted for recycling: CRT and flat-screen TVs and monitors (all sizes), computers, printers, cables, servers, stereos, video game consoles, cell phones, cameras, radios, dorm fridges and microwaves.

 

These items will not be accepted: Appliances containing Freon or liquid (full-size fridges, air conditioners, etc.) batteries, medical equipment, cassette tapes, e-cigarettes, light bulbs and other items at the discretion of the event staff.

 

No broken material will be accepted, and a maximum of three televisions per vehicle will be permitted.

 

If you have any questions about this event, you can email recycling@montcopa.org.

 

In case of significant snow or ice, you can call (610) 278-3618 to hear if the event is cancelled.