Cuyahoga Falls offering Electronics and Clothing Recycle Collection program

According to city officials, this project is an effort to reduce the volume of electronics, clothing and home goods annually going to landfills for disposal.

Area Falls residents and businesses in the city are invited to drop off these items for recycling at the Cuyahoga Falls Service Complex located at 2560 Bailey Road. Participants will enter and exit the Service Complex at Gaylord Grove.

Items being accepted at no cost at the recycling event include clothing, shoes, home goods, electronics and accessories items such as scanners, shredders, copiers and printers, DVD/VHS/VCR units and all accessories, electronic toys, video game consoles and hand-held game systems, GPS devices, hair dryers, kitchen equipment, microwaves, LCD/LED/Plasma TVs, cameras, radios, cellphones and other telephones, computer equipment hardware, servers and accessories, as well as appliances that do not contain Freon.

There will be a $40 recycle fee per unit for CRT, DLP and rear projection televisions of any size, a $10 recycle fee per unit for flat-screen TVs and a $10 recycle fee per unit for CRT computer monitors. Checks should be made payable to Accurate IT Services.

Alkaline batteries, broken or exposed CRT tubes or light bulbs of any kind will not be accepted.

For more information about the event, visit www.cityofcf.com or email mcclearyrm@cityofcf.com.

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