VIRGINIA BEACH — If you’re not sure what to do with your old electronic devices, there’s a solution coming on Saturday.
That’s when residents will have a chance to recycle their old electronic devices at the Virginia Aquarium, in partnership with Goodwill Industries, the City of Virginia Beach Public Works and TFC Recycling.
The semi-annual e-cycling event is Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Virginia Aquarium’s east parking lot, according to a news release.
There is no fee to drop off items.
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Here are is a list of devices that will be accepted:
- Personal computers and laptops
- Telephones, cellphones and PDAs
- Circuit boards and computer components
- Monitors and flat screens
- Fax machines
- Stereo equipment and game systems
- Regular recycling materials such as newspapers, bottles and cans will also be accepted.
- Note that cathode ray tube televisions cannot be accepted
Household hazardous waste items will also be accepted for recycling at the event.
Acceptable items for recycling include:
- Up to 5 gallons of liquids or up to 75 pounds of dry materials
- Aerosol spray cans
- Automotive fluids
- Batteries: Alkaline (AA, AAA, C, D), as well as batteries for boats, cars, trucks cameras, cellphones, hearing aids, lead acid and lithium batteries, and rechargeables
- Gasoline (up to 5 gallons)
- Household cleaners
- Pool chemicals
- Light bulbs — small quantities of CFLs or fluorescent tube lighting
- Oil and water based paint
- Propane tanks up to 20-pound capacity
For further tips, visit the City of Virginia Beach’s website.