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KSBB’s Statesboro Electronics Recycling Drive June 5

Keep Statesboro-Bulloch Beautiful (KSBB) is hosting a free electronic recycling drive this Saturday, June 5, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The event will be a drive-thru at Visit Statesboro/Statesboro Convention & Visitors Bureau, located at 222 South Main Street.

Individuals and businesses can drive up and drop off unused and discarded electronic items to be recycled.

The drive will be done in partnership with Sensible Recycling of Jacksonville, Florida, and the Pittman Park United Methodist Church (UMC).

Sensible Recycling follows a full data destruction policy for personal information left on hard drives or similar devices. Pittman Park UMC will be collecting household batteries at the drive.

A full list of items that are acceptable and not acceptable for electronic recycling:

Acceptable Material 

  • Computers
  • Laptops
  • Tablets
  • Cell Phones
  • Computer Components (memory, Hard drives, processors, power supplies, Disk drives, mother and daughter boards)
  • Docking Stations
  • Keyboards and Mice
  • Printer Ink and Toner
  • Circuit Boards (all types)
  • Flat Screen TV’s
  • Computer Monitors
  • Printers and Copiers
  • Stereo Equipment
  • DVD Players
  • VCR’s
  • Telephones and Telephone Equipment
  • Video Game Consoles
  • Cable/Satellite TV Boxes
  • Modems
  • Routers and Switches
  • Servers
  • Racks
  • UPS Battery Backups
  • Lithium Ion Batteries
  • Ink and Toner
  • Medical Electronics
  • Wires and Cables
  • Power Supplies

Unacceptable Material

  • Hazardous Waste (including asbestos)
  • PCB/Transformers/Capacitors
  • Any CFCs
  • Cylinders or Other Containers of Compressed Gas (including propane)
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Mercury / Mercury Switches
  • PCB Containing Materials such as Capacitators or Light Ballasts
  • Lead Iron Pipes
  • Sealed Containers
  • Liquids of any type
  • Flammable Materials
  • Trash, Garbage, Concrete, and Other Non-Recyclable Items
  • Broken, Cracked, or leaking Batteries
  • Materials With Strong Objectionable Odors
  • Materials Containing Asbestos
  • Unidentifiable Materials
  • CRT’s
  • Railroad Scrap
  • Commercial Power Cables
  • No Buying Scrap Metal
  • A/C units
  • Large Appliances

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