Cumberland will hold e-waste disposal event Saturday | Cumberland

CUMBERLAND – The town of Cumberland Public Works Department has scheduled an electronic waste drop-off event on Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cumberland Monastery, 1464 Diamond Hill Road.

Residents are advised that this is a drive-by drop-off event, and people are encouraged not to leave their vehicles. The workers from the electronics recycling company, Indie-Cycle, will off-load your vehicle or truck.

E-Waste items accepted at no charge include computers, laptops, monitors, routers, PDA’s, cell phones, computer mice, keyboards, ink-jet printers, toner cartridges, CD/DVD players, radios, televisions, network equipment, wires, stereos, speakers, telephones, cameras, microwaves, small household appliances. Anything with a wire. Also accepted are auto/marine batteries and battery back-ups.

There will be a $10 disposal fee for each laser-jet printer, air conditioner, dehumidifier, and other coolant containing devices. The disposal fee also applies to large wooden-boxed speakers, and a $5 disposal fee is charged for smaller speakers. Items not accepted include light bulbs, single use household batteries, fire/carbon monoxide detectors, tapes/disks, glass, styrofoam, broken TV tubes, or any hazardous materials.

Residents are advised that this is not a hazardous materials’ disposal event.

Contact the Trash & Recycling Department at 401-728-2400, ext. 155, with questions.


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