First Posted: 3/13/2013
The Duryea Borough Street Department has scheduled the first electronic recycling collection for the year for Wednesday, March 20. Residents are to place their electronic recyclables at the curb by 7 a.m. Any small items, such as pagers, telephones, modems, should be placed in a blue recycling container. Large items, such as televisions and computers, can just be placed at the curb without a container.
Items that are acceptable are answering machines, CD players, all computer components, radios, scanners, tape players, word processors, VCRs, camcorders, copiers, fax machines, microwaves, cell phones, telephones, pagers, remote controls, stereos, televisions, typewriters. Non-acceptable items are air conditioners, air purifiers, batteries, blenders, curling irons, coffee pots, de-humidifiers, drills, electric can openers, fans, humidifiers, hair dryers, hot plates, irons, lamps, lawn mowers, razors, satellite dishes, space heaters, toaster ovens, toasters, window fans and sweepers.
The next electronic recycling collection will be in June.
For further information, call the street department at 655-1299.