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Electronics recycling drive to benefit area youth education

electronics in a junk pile
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DEERWOOD — An electronics recycling drive is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14 to benefit continuing education for area youth 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 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, PDAs & MP3 players, cell phones, telephones, extra cables, digital cameras, camcorders, power supplies and transformers, and small electronics — razors, toothbrushes, hair dryers, curling irons, electric brooms and sweepers, all for $0.60 per pound.

Microwaves will be a flat rate of $30.

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

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

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

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