Recycle this Earth Day

Posted on Mar 04 2024 in Harrison REMC
Shredded paper

In honor of Earth Day, we will offer members the opportunity to bring personal papers that need shredding and electronics to recycle to the REMC office on Monday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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

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

Only one TV per car/member will be accepted.

Harrison REMC reserves the right to turn away items that 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)

Only one TV per car/member will be accepted.

  • 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
  • More than one TV