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Electronics recycling drive to benefit area youth education

All electronic items for the Dec. 11 drive are slated for an end-of-life environmentally safe facility in the U.S.

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DEERWOOD — An electronics recycling drive is planned 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 11, to benefit continuing education for area youths through the Deerwood Technologies Scholarship Fund.

The event is at Deerwood Technologies, 21301 Archibald Road (at the corner of Archibald Road/Highway 6 and Cross Drive) in Deerwood.

All electronic items are slated for an end-of-life environmentally safe facility in the U.S., Deerwood Technologies reported.

People may bring in computer towers, monitors, laptops, speakers, keyboards, mice, routers, network hubs, cable boxes, batteries, any size printers, copiers, fax machines, VCRs, DVD and CD players, radios, personal digital assistants and MP3 players, cellphones, telephones, extra cables, digital cameras, camcorders, power supplies and transformers, small electronics — razors, toothbrushes, hair dryers, curling irons, electric brooms and sweepers — all for 55 cents per pound.

Microwaves will be a flat rate of $30.

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Old Christmas lights can be dropped off for recycling free of charge.

Televisions are accepted for a donation of $15 each for under 27 inches and $20 each for over 27 inches. No major appliances will be accepted.

For more information visit deertech.com/recycle or email events@deertech.com .

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