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Electronics, Hazardous Waste to be Accepted at Monroeville Recycling Event

Erie-based
Environmental Coordination Services & Recycling will accept electronics and
household hazardous waste from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 6 at Monroeville Public
Works, 200 Starr Drive. This is the municipality’s second such event of the
year.

Workers
will not accept explosives, radioactive material, ammunition, medical waste,
syringes or large appliances.

Accepted
items include various chemicals, such as paint, cleaning products, pesticides,
car and household batteries, light bulbs, florescent tubes, oil and
anti-freeze. Electronic items include televisions, computers and accessories,
printers, cell phones and AC units, among others.

Fees
are required for certain items. Prices are:

• 60
cents per pound for CRT televisions and monitors

• 40
cents per pound for all other electronics

• 65
cents per pound for Freon devices (AC units)

• $1
per pound for paint

• $2
per pound for all other household hazardous waste

• $1.50
per pound for universal waste like bulbs and batteries

• $8
for each propane tank

According
to ECS&R’s website, the company accepts checks or credit cards for
payments.

Registration
is required. Visit the company’s website at bit.ly/2H24LIa or call
866-815-0016.Dillon Carr is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Dillon at
412-871-2325,dcarr@tribweb.com or
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