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City of Carmi to Host Electronics Recycling Event

The City of Carmi will host an electronics recycling event for Carmi and White County residents on Saturday, March 28, 2020 from 9am-noon at 520 North 3rd Street in Carmi.


Accepted items include:

· CRT, Projection, Plasma, Flat Screen, Console TVs, & Flat screen monitors

· Computers (towers and laptops), printers, cables and peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.)

· Fax machines, scanners, digital converter boxes, cable receivers, satellite receivers

· Networking equipment, server, telecommunications, phones, cell phones, etc.

· Medical equipment and all types of diagnostic equipment (Please call to verify equipment can be accepted.)

· Industrial machinery and equipment

· Electrical, cabling, communication machinery, and equipment

· VCR, stereos, and audio/video equipment (including cable/satellite)

· Home electronics, blenders, toasters, irons, etc.

· Video game consoles, digital video disc player/recorders, portable digital music players

· Non-ferrous metals

· Metal office furniture (Metal Desks/File cabinets, etc.)

· Air conditioners, refrigerators, and humidifiers

· Old motors, non PCB type transformers and other electrical equipment

· CRT monitor or & flat screen monitors


Items that will NOT be accepted include:

· Alkaline Batteries

· Car and rechargeable batteries and lead items

· Light Bulbs

· DVD’s, VHS’s, CD’s, or Cassette tapes

· Radioactive materials & Flammable Materials

· Hazardous Materials (Oil/Antifreeze/Paint)

· Household Smoke Detectors i.e. smoke, gas, or carbon monoxide

· Non-Electronics (Tires, wood, office waste, furniture, fiberglass, insulation, Roofing, or Dirt)

· Explosives (Fire Arms/Ammunition/Shells)

· PCBs (Capacitors/Transformers/Ballast)

· Prescription medication, over the counter drugs, or illegal drugs within any equipment

· Devices containing mercury

· Equipment containing: asbestos, radioactive components, infectious, or pathological wastes

· Other Hazardous Materials (Pesticides/Oil Filters/Air Bags/Lead/Mercury Switches)


Those with questions, or seeking additional information, should contact Holly at 618-384-2001 or by e-mail at [email protected]. The City of Carmi would also like to remind local residents that

dumping or leaving items at the site prior to or after the recycling event will result in a fine from the City of Carmi.



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