OCTOBER 15 — WILKESBOAR — Travel delays are expected along North Pennsylvania Avenue between Butler Street and Conyingham Avenue during the city’s e-recycling drop-off event next week at the Department of Public Works facility. Wilkes-Barre City Police Department officers assist traffic on site.
The event will take place Monday from 2:30pm to 5:30pm and Thursday from 9am to noon at the DPW facility on 3 Conyingham Avenue. Only Wilkes-Barre residents are allowed to participate and proof of residency such as a driver’s license is required. requirement. Participants will be instructed to enter her DPW facility from North Pennsylvania Avenue and exit to Conyingham Avenue.
The following items are accepted free of charge:
— Desktop and laptop computers
— DVD players and VCRs
— keyboard and mouse
— game system
— string christmas lights
— Cables and Cords
— Mobile phone and laptop batteries
— Metal products and water heaters
— calculator and adder
—Exercise Equipment – Bicycle/Treadmill
—UPS battery backup
— Car battery (sealed lead-acid)
— Toner and ink cartridges
— bed frame and gutters
— audiovisual equipment
– filing cabinet
— Phones and Cell Phones — Remove your cell phone battery
Additional items can be recycled for a fee payable by cash or check only at the event. Please pay a check to Responsible Recycling Services or RRS.
Paid items are:
—CRT Monitor — $18 (tube type)
— LCD monitor — $12
— TVs 42 inches or less — $38 for all types
— Floor Copier — $20
— TV (wooden cabinet, projection, 42 inches or more) TV tube (broken TV) — $55
— Console stereo (in cabinet) — $35
— Paint can (1 gallon can) — $5
Offsite hard drive destruction service is $10 per drive and includes a destruction certificate.
Household batteries, light bulbs, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, and Styrofoam cannot be accepted.
For more information, visit www.wilkes-barre.city/erecycling or call (570) 208-4152.