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Electronic waste recycling in Ladd

LADD — An electronic waste recycling event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 11 in Ladd’s Community Center parking lot. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to dispose of their unused electronic items, which are not accepted in landfills. Items being accepted include TVs, monitors, printers, computers (laptop, notebook, netbook, tablet, desktop), electronic keyboards, video cassette recorders, portable digital music players, digital video disc players, video game consoles, small scale servers, scanners, electronic mice, digital converter boxes, cable receivers, satellite receivers, digital video disc recorders, and anything with a cord or that takes a battery. Items which will not be taken include refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, light bulbs, liquids or items containing liquid, gas motors, hazardous wastes, VHS cassettes and CDs, data tapes, gas cylinders, fire extinguishers and propane tanks. For more information, contact the Ladd Village Clerk’s office at 815-894-2440.

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