Free Residential Electronics Recycling Collection Day In Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, CT — The City of Middletown is partnering with Wesleyan University and Take 2, Inc. to hold an Electronics Recycling Collection Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Wesleyan University, 170 Long Lane, Middletown. All Connecticut residents are welcome to this event.

Accepted materials include, but are not limited to: Computers, Laptops, Printers, Fax Machines, Monitors, TVs, Cell Phones, Tablets, Video Games, game consoles, VCR/DVD Machines, Remotes, Keyboards, Computer Mice, Modems, Small Appliances, and Stereo Equipment.

Unaccepted materials include: smoke detectors, ballasts, propane tanks, paint, household hazardous waste and appliances containing Freon, i.e. air conditioners, refrigerators, and dehumidifiers.

All electronic equipment is safely packaged by Take 2 and transported to their facility for responsible and secure recycling. Take 2 staff are available to assist with unloading equipment from vehicles.

If you cannot make this event, Middletown residents may bring their unwanted electronics, at no charge, to the Middletown Transfer Station/Recycling Center located at 185 Johnson Street (corner of N. Main Street). Hours are: Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 12 noon (1st and 3rd Saturdays from Dec-Mar and July & August). Proof of residency is required. ONLY residential electronics are acceptable. Unloading assistance is not available at the Recycling Center.

For more information contact the City of Middletown Recycling Coordinator 860-638-4855 or kim.orourke@middletownct.gov.

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