The Delaware County Solid Waste Authority’s second electronic recycling event where nearly everything with a power cord will be accepted , will be held April 27 at the Upper Chichester Township Municipal Building.
The only items with a power cord which won’t be accepted are large appliances and appliances with Freon or mercury or use gasoline.
County Council Vice Chairman Mario J. Civera Jr. said the “Electronic Friday Recycling Event” will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the municipal complex. 8500 Furey Road, near Chichester Ave. in the township’s Boothwyn section.
Items which will be accepted include microwaves, toasters, coffeemakers, electric can openers, hair dryers, curling irons, and electric tooth brushes. All power tools, with the exception of those powered by gasoline, will be accepted.
The collection is also for computers, peripherals, copiers, printers, monitors, cell and cordless phones, TVs, modems, record players, stereo/tape/CD and DVD players, speakers, electronic typewriters, electronic cash registers, adding dictaphones, paper shredders, computers, cable and power cords.
Items which contain Freon, mercury or use gasoline, large appliances, which are not acceptable. Also banned are stoves, dishwashers, washing machines and dryers, refrigerators, dehumidifiers, air conditioners and thermostats.
The event is open to residents of Delaware County as well as to small businesses in the county. However, small businesses, wishing to participate, must register prior to the collection with the Delaware County Solid Waste Authority
The authority can be contacted at (610) 892-9627. Further information can be found on the Solid Waste Authority’s website at www.co.delaware.pa.us/recycle.