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HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital to host electronics recycling event


HIGHLAND — HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital – Highland will be sponsoring an electronics recycling event on Thursday, Nov. 9, in the hospital parking lot. Local residents will be able to recycle old electronics equipment from noon to 6 p.m. The drop-off location will be located in the far northwest corner of the main hospital parking lot.

Among the electronics items that will be accepted for recycling include:

• Satellite receivers
• Stereo equipment, radios and speakers
• Desktop computers, laptops, LCD monitors and printers
• VCR, CD, and DVD players
• AC adapters
• Networking equipment
• Cell phones, phones, and phone systems
• Lithium ion batteries
• Cables and wires
• Gas-powered yard equipment
• Iron, brass and aluminum metal
• Large appliances such as dishwashers, washing machines, dryers, dehumidifiers, and refrigerators

Among the items that will not be accepted during this electronics recycling event are tube TVs, alkaline batteries, broken batteries, smoke detectors, glass lighting, and any item containing mercury.

More information can be obtained by calling (618) 651-2589.

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