Television and small appliance recycling on Saturday

The Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste Management District will be sponsoring a television & small electronics recycling collection this weekend.  This collection is for residents only.  Equipment from businesses will not be accepted.

The Ottawa County location is Ottawa County Fairgrounds, W. State Route 163, Oak Harbor, on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.

Fees for older televisions are:

•  TV’s 24” & smaller, $2
•  TV’s 25” & larger - $3
•  All console units & projection screen TV’s (limit 2 per resident) - $5

Additional materials that will be accepted at no charge include small electronics (e.g. – computer equipment, dvd’s, vcr’s, stereos, etc.), flat panel televisions and cell phone equipment.  All electronics will be processed in the U.S. and all plastics, metals, and leaded and non-leaded glass materials will be recycled.  Only wood and fiber from the console and projection screen televisions will be landfilled.  Additionally, lead and mercury will be removed domestically and handled under U.S. regulations.

For general recycling information, District recycling collections or sponsored events log onto the OSS Solid Waste District's website at . For more information call the District's main office at 419-334-7222 or toll-free at 1-888-850-7224.

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