SYRACUSE, N.Y. – State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) will host an electronics recycling event in partnership with Sunnking Electronics
Recycling and Time Warner Cable on Saturday, September 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Department of Motor Vehicles parking lot at 5801 E. Taft Rd., North Syracuse. Area residents can drop off old or unused electronics at no charge, and there is no limit to the number of items that may be dropped off.
“I encourage people to take advantage of this free recycling event to safely and responsibly discard their old electronics,” Senator Valesky said. “This is an easy and convenient way to get rid of any unused electronics and helps to protect our environment through proper disposal.”
Items that can be accepted include computers (desktops and laptops), printers, scanners, copiers, fax machines, televisions (CRT, LCD, LED, plasma), cell phones, IT and networking equipment, monitors (CRT, LCD, LED), MP3 players, PDAs, tablets, and ink and toner cartridges. Visit Sunnking.com for a full list of acceptable items (http://www.sunnking.com/consumer-business/acceptable-materials/).
A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit the Central New York Food Bank, based on the total weight of materials collected. Small donations of non-perishable items will also be accepted.