County to host electronic recycling event

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Blue Ridge, Ga. – Fannin County is teaming up with Ecyclers USA and will be holding an electronics recycling event on Saturday, June 23.

This is presented to the residents of Fannin County as a great way to discard of unused electronic devices as well as those miscellaneous components.

You can bring your devices this Saturday to the Senior Center located at 440 West 1st Street in downtown Blue Ridge. Drop off time will be between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The following is an outline of materials accepted at this event:

  • COMPUTERS AND PERIPHERALS
    Complete and partial systems (working or not), processors (CPUs), optical drives (CDROM, CDRW, DVD, etc.), network and communication hardware (modems, routers, hubs, etc.), drives (hard drives, floppy), keyboards, laptops, mice, network hardware (servers), paper tape readers, plotters, printers, tape drives.
  • SUBASSEMBLIES AND COMPONENTS
    Any subassemblies of the above, boards, cables, casters, circuit boards, computer chips, controllers, disk storage products, expansion products, fans (200/240v, 115v, 12v, 24/48v), monitors, PC cards, power supplies, wire (telephone, networking, electrical), fiber optic (kinked or broken cable, drop, etc.).
  • SURPLUS INVENTORY
    Crib inventory, endruns, off spec/excess parts
  • HOME ELECTRONICS
    NO WHITE GOODS (INCLUDING: REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS, WASHERS, DRYERS).
    Accepted is TVs (CRT, flat panel, plasma, etc.), microwaves, phones (corded, cordless, and cellular), entertainment goods (VCRs, DVD players, radios, speakers). PLEASE NOTE : IF TVs MAKE UP 20% OR MORE OF A LOAD, A NOMINAL FEE WILL APPLY
    CENTRAL OFFICE AND COMMUNICATION ROOM EQUIPMENT. Chillers, communication equipment, mainframe equipment, motor generator sets (MG sets), power distribution units (PDU), uninterruptible power supplies (UPS systems).
  • MICROWAVE/GROUND AND SATELLITE BASED TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT
    OFFICE EQUIPMENT
  • BARCODE EQUIPMENT, PAGERS, COPY MACHINES, FAX MACHINES, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS (CORDLESS, CELLULAR, DESK)
  • SECURITY EQUIPMENT
    Cameras, recorders, alarms, VCRs, keypads.
  • UTILITY AND POWER EQUIPMENT
    CATV, cable, electric generators, gas meters, repeaters, transformers, water meters, specialty equipment, construction, production, manufacturing equipment.
  • METALS

Aluminum, any gold bearing product, brass, copper, stainless, lead, nickel alloy, platinum, palladium, mercury, rare earth

****THERE WILL BE A $10.00 FEE FOR EACH TELEVISION OR CRT MONITOR****

 

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