New Program Recycles Discarded E-Waste

1 decade 2 years 1 month ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
The "E-Cycle St. Louis" program allows people to take unwanted electronics to one of ten drop-off sites in the city and St. Louis, Jefferson and St. Charles counties. The items will then be recycled. Program coordinator Laura Yates says about 40 percent of the heavy metals that contaminate landfills in the U.S. come from discarded electronics. Yates says any device with a plug or batteries can be recycled. Some items may require a small disposal fee.

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