Quincy Recycle to no longer accept televisions and computer monitors
5 months, 3 weeks ago
Company will take monitors through Saturday and will still take other e-waste materials at its 526 S. 6th facility after that
On September 4, Quincy Recycle launched its e-waste collection program at its Quincy facility.
"The response from the community has been very positive and the program as a whole has been very successful," said Phil Hildebrand, VP of Operations for Quincy Recycle.
Due to specific restrictions in the State of Illinois Environmental Protection Agency e-waste program, Quincy Recycle will no longer accept televisions or computer monitors of any style, size, or construction effective December 1st, 2012. Friday, November 30th will be the last day of collection for these items. All other e-waste materials will continue to be accepted. These items can be dropped off by the public at the company's facility at 526 South Sixth Street Monday – Friday from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm and on Saturday from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm.
E-Waste materials that will continue to be collected at the Quincy, IL facility include the following:
- Computers (Desktops, Laptops, Notebooks, Netbooks, Tablets)
- Electronic Keyboards
- Facsimile Machines
- Videocassette Recorders (VCRs)
- Portable Digital Music Players
- DVD Players, Blu-Ray Players, and DVRs
- Video Game Consoles
- Computer Mice
- Digital Convertor Boxes and Cable Receivers
- Satellite Receivers
- Cell Phones & PDAs
- Computer Cables
- Circuit Boards, Memory Boards, and Transformers