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Television and small electronics recycling collection


On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste District is sponsoring the television & small electronics recycling collection.

This collection is for residents only.  Materials from businesses will not be accepted.  The event will take place from 9 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at  Ottawa County Fairgrounds, Ohio163, Oak Harbor .

Residents will be charged to recycle CRT (lead/glass tube) televisions. The fee associated with the service reflects a portion of the District’s cost and is based on contract pricing with the electronics recycler. To determine the size of your television, measure your screen diagonally from corner to corner.

Fees for televisions are as follows:
 TV’s 24” & smaller,  $2; TV’s 25” & larger, $3; all console units & projection screen TV’s (limit 2 per resident), $5.

Additional materials that will be accepted at no charge include small electronics (e.g. – dvd players, vcr’s, stereos, etc.), flat panel televisions and cell phone equipment.  All electronics will be processed in the U.S. and all plastics, metals, and leaded and non-leaded glass materials will be recycled.  Only wood and fabric from the console and projection screen televisions will be
landfilled.  Lead and mercury will be removed domestically and handled under U.S. regulations.

Computers are no longer accepted during the television recycling collection. A full-time option for computer recycling is available at Goodwill store locations throughout the area.  Please do not recycle televisions at Goodwill Store locations.  Goodwill Stores located within our District include:

Bellevue Goodwill          Fremont Goodwill                   Port Clinton Goodwill              Tiffin Goodwill
855 W. Main Street       1216 Oak Harbor Road           205 S.E. Catawba Road            2437 W. Market Street
Bellevue, Ohio 44811       Fremont, Ohio 43420              Port Clinton, Ohio 43452          Tiffin, Ohio 44883
Phone: 419-483-2244           Phone: 419-355-1579            Phone: 419-734-6042                Phone: 419-447-0032

        Computers and computer related equipment will be recycled through the Reconnect program, an electronics
recycling partnership between Dell and Goodwill Industries.  For more information, residents can contact their local Goodwill store directly or visit the Reconnect website at www.reconnectpartnership.com.
Questions regarding the television recycling collection may be directed to the OSS Solid Waste District Office toll free at 1.888.850.7224.  Information is also available on the District’s website: www.recycleoss.org.
For general recycling information, District recycling collections or sponsored events log onto the OSS Solid Waste District’s website at www.recycleoss.org or check Facebook by searching: Ottawa Sandusky Seneca Green Recycling Scene and hitting the like button.

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