Recycle this Earth Day

Recycling event set for April 21

Posted on Apr 06 2023 in Harrison REMC

In honor of Earth Day, we will be offering members the opportunity to bring personal papers that need shredding and electronics to recycle to the REMC office on Friday, April 21, from 9 to 11 a.m.

A Plus Paper Shredding will have a truck on-site, and each membership can bring up to 60 pounds of paper. This is equivalent to 2½ tall 13-gallon kitchen bags.

Please do not bring newspapers, magazines or catalogs. This is for personal/confidential papers only.

Harrison REMC reserves the right to turn away items if they do not fall into these categories.

Below is a list of accepted recycling items:

Computers and peripherals

  • Desktop PCs
  • Laptops
  • Servers, server racks
  • Routers, switches, modems
  • Monitors (CRT, LCD)
  • Copiers, plotters
  • Power distribution units
  • Printers, scanners, fax machines
  • Storage arrays, mainframes
  • Receivers, transmitters
  • Security equipment
  • PBX systems
  • Projection equipment
  • Keyboards, mice
  • Other misc. PC scrap

Data-containing materials

  • Backup tapes
  • CDs, DVDs, floppy drives
  • Hard disk drives
  • USB drives

Personal electronics

  • TVs (CRT, LCD, LED, plasma)
  • CD/DVD/VHS players
  • Cable/satellite boxes
  • Stereo equipment
  • Telephones and systems
  • Digital/video cameras
  • Gaming devices/consoles
  • Accessories and cables
  • Christmas lights
  • Calculators
  • Turntables

Mobile devices

  • Cell phones
  • Tablets
  • PDAs/pagers
  • MP3 players/iPods
  • eReaders
  • GPS units

Misc. electronic and industrial scrap

  • Mining equipment
  • Two-way radios
  • Transformers
  • Credit card terminals

The following items are not accepted:

  • Lightbulbs from lighting fixtures and electronic or electrical components containing PCBs
  • White goods and appliances, including refrigerators, stoves, vacuum cleaners, dehumidifiers, etc.
  • Devices containing mercury, such as thermostats, lightbulbs and thermometers