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City Sets Electric Gadget Recycling Day

Hyattsville offers free electronics recycling later this month.

Got an old VHS tape deck, television or any other obsolete electronics laying around?

Have you been wanting dispose of them, but are concerned about your old electronics just taking up space in a landfill somewhere? 

Well, if you're a Hyattsville resident, you are in luck. 

The city will hold an electronics recycling day on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Department of Public Works yard in the Hyattsville's southeastern section at 4633 Arundel Place. he event runs from 8 a.m. to noon. 

Residents will be able to bring up to eight electronic devices to be recycled at no charge.

Sam Williams October 12, 2012 at 05:41 PM
Providing residents with the option of dropping off our old electronics at DPW is a nice overture, but is a far cry from the COMPREHENSIVE RECYCLING REFORM Hyattsville needs to the current system. Our e-waste should be picked up in front of our houses and at our apartment buildings, alongside our other recyclables.
Jim Groves October 12, 2012 at 05:52 PM
Agree with Sam. So often I'll see TV sets and other electronic devised being set out with regular garbage. If the City would hold these more often than once or twice a year, maybe there would be a place that they could store the discarded material until they ship out all the other electronics.

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