Quincy Recycle no longer accepting televisions, computer monitors after Friday

Posted: Nov. 26, 2012 12:23 pm Updated: Dec. 10, 2012 1:15 pm


Friday will be the last day for the collection of televisions or computer monitors at Quincy Recycle, 526 S. Sixth.

Quincy Recycle launched its e-waste collection program on Sept. 4, but restrictions in the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency e-waste program have forced the cancellation of collection of those items.

All other e-waste materials will continue to be accepted, such as printers, desktop computers, laptops, notebooks, netbooks, tablets, electronic keyboards, fax machines, VCRs, portable digital music players, DVD players, Blu-Ray players, DVRs, video game consoles, scanners, computer mice, digital convertor boxes, cable receivers, satellite receivers, servers, cell phones, PDAs, computer cables, CDs, circuit boards, memory boards and transformers.

Those items can be dropped off at Quincy Recycle weekdays from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. until noon.