Tuscaloosa city begins electronic recycling program

Tuscaloosa city begins electronic recycling program

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The Richard A. Curry Environmental Services Complex. Source: WBRC video The Richard A. Curry Environmental Services Complex. Source: WBRC video
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -

The city of Tuscaloosa has begun a free, drop-off electronic recycling program for all those in west Alabama.

Electronics can be dropped off at the Richard A. Curry Environmental Services Complex located at 3340 Kauloosa Avenue Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Items will not be accepted after hours, on weekends, on city holidays or at drop-off recycling trailers or curbside recycling.

Electronics accepted for recycling:

Desktop Computers

Laptops

Servers

Fax machines

Printers

Scanners

Copiers

LCD monitors

CRT monitors

Computer wires/cables

UPS battery back-up

Keyboards and mice

Docking stations

Cell phones and chargers

Inkjet cartridges and laser printer toner

Tablets and PDAs

Power Strips

Networking equipment switches, hubs, firewall, modems, computer boards

Rechargeable batteries

Microwaves

Electronics NOT accepted for recycling:

Televisions

Light bulbs

Alkaline Batteries (Non-Rechargeable Batteries)

X-Ray Machines

VHS, Cassette, 8mm tapes

Smoke detectors

Hazardous waste, garbage, trash or debris

When you arrive at the Curry building, park in the designated spot and enter the building to let the staff know what type of electronics you wish to recycle. The staff will then collect the items from your vehicle.

The staff asks that those with more than one carload of recyclables call them ahead of time at 205-248-5311 to schedule an appointment.

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