Boston Electronics Recycling Day Will Be March 23

File Photo: Tony Jones, of Allentown, a recycling technician from AERC, lifts a television at the e-cycling event held by Parkland High School's GEO Club in January 2011.

The city announced that on March 23, residents will be able to recycle electronic waste at no additional cost.

Residents may bring up to computers, monitors, televisions, LCD panels, printers, other computer related equipment, stereos, cell and other phones, power supplies, electronic games, VCRs, circuit boards, microwaves, and other household electronic devices.  

However, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, refrigeratorsand white goods such as washers, dryers, and stoves will NOT be accepted.  For disposal of air conditioners, dehumidifiers and refridgerators, call (617) 635-4500 to arrange a special pickup.  The other items can be picked up at the curb with regular trash pickup.

Residents must be prepared to show proof of residency in order to be able to drop anything off.  All electronics will be recycled in Massachusetts by Electronic Recyclers International, an E-Steward Certified recycler.

The electronics recycling dropoff location on Saturday, March 23 is at the West Roxbury Public Works Yard, 315 Gardner St, West Roxbury, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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