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Lackawanna College Environmental Institute is teaming up with 5R Processors, Ltd. of Ladysmith to help Scranton and the surrounding communities properly dispose of their household electronics.

5R Processors will be set up in the student parking lot of Lackawanna College Main Campus, 501 Vine Street, Scranton, on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. where they will be accepting any old, unwanted or obsolete electronics equipment. The collection is open to the general public. 5R Processors is R2 and ISO 14001 certified.

Acceptable electronics for free drop off include: computers, monitors, laptops, printers, TVs, stereo equipment, cell phones, microwaves, vacuums, and more. They will not be accepting White Goods at this event (ie: Large Appliances) but will also be collecting for a fee- Cathode-ray tubes and TVs/monitors with broken glass: $10; projection and wood console TVs: $30; large wood speakers: $10 per pair. Department of Defense approved hard drive cleansing services will be available for $10. Secure hard drive cleansing is performed at the main 5R Processors facility and drives will not be returned. For a complete list of acceptable items visit the Recycling Events page at www.5Rprocessors.com or call LCEI at (570) 842-1506.

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