Residential Electronics Collection Event Scheduled

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A residential electronics collection event is scheduled for May 20 at Parkland College in Champaign (2400 W. Bradley Avenue). In order to participate in the event, residents of participating communities must first register online at www.ecycle.simplybook.me. Only residents of Bondville, Broadlands, Champaign, Gifford, Homer, Ivesdale, Ludlow, Mahomet, Ogden, Royal, Sadorus, Savoy, St. Joseph, Thomasboro, Urbana, and unincorporated Champaign County are eligible to attend.

Online registration begins on Monday, April 3. Residents of participating communities will need to register in order to secure a timeslot between 8:00am and 11:45am on May 20. There is a two-TV limit per vehicle, with a 10-item total limit. Residential electronics accepted include: televisions (all sizes, types, and models—with the two-TV limit per vehicle), all computers and computer accessories, networking equipment, ink and toner cartridges, DVD/VHS players, radios, stereo equipment, remote controls, MP3 players, iPods, e-readers, projectors, handheld gaming devices, video game consoles, digital cameras, camcorders, cable and satellite receivers, cash registers, credit card readers, typewriters, adding machines, calculators, cell phones and accessories, telephones, telecom equipment, chargers, microwaves, Christmas lights, and rechargeable batteries.

Event organizers now require residents to register online since it allows the Residential Electronics Collection event to be more efficient while significantly reducing wait time. Registered participants must use the Duncan Road entrance at Duncan and Bradley to access the collection event on May 20. Registrants will receive a color-coded postcard which will be their “ticket” to the event based on the hour their time slot falls into.

For additional information contact Nichole Millage, Environmental Sustainability Specialist at 217.403.4780.

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