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November 9, 2019

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E-cycling Drives in Morgan County

, AL

Alabama Extension at Alabama A&M University and partners will hold two Electronic Waste Recycling Days on Saturday, November 2 and Saturday, November 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The e-cycling drives will be held at the following locations:

November 2
Sparkman (Hartselle) Civic Center – Lower Parking Lot
406 Nance Ford Rd, Hartselle, AL

November 9
City of Decatur
Street and Environmental Services Complex
1802 Central Pkwy, Decatur, AL

What can I recycle?

Consumers are encouraged to bring old computers, routers, phones, printers, tablets, monitors, modems, gaming systems, DVDs and other electronic products for disposal. Glass screens and CRT (old tube-style) TVs and monitors will be recycled for a $15 fee. There is a weight limit of 40 pounds per item and hard drives will be destroyed upon request.

This year partners include Morgan County Environmental Services, Managed Asset Recycling Solutions, and the City of Decatur Recycling Department.

The e-cycling drives are annual activities of the E-Waste Management Education Program (formerly the E-Waste Institute) that is a collaborative partnership between the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Alabama A&M University. Visit https://www.aces.edu/blog/topics/business-community-products-programs-urban/e-waste-institute/ to learn more or contact Extension Environmental Specialist Dr. Karnita Garner at (256) 372-8331 or kfg0003@aces.edu.

For more information about the upcoming Electronic Waste Recycling Days, contact Urban Regional Extension Agent Allyson Shabel at (256) 612-6766 or ams0137@aces.edu.

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