TERRE HAUTE -- Those interested in recycling will be pleased to know that they can scrap some of those old televisions soon.
On Sept. 20, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., those interested, are urged to drop off old e-scrap items at the Indiana State University parking lot at 9th and Chestnut streets. There is only one way in to the area but there are three ways out.
There is no charge but donations are welcome to continue to help with overhead costs.
The event is sponsored by TREES, Inc., ISU Recycle Center, and Work Force, Inc.
The following items will be accepted: televisions, computers, keyboards, mice, laptops, integrated circuits, mainframes, complete monitors, palm pilots, PDAs, cables and wiring, printers, copiers, fax machines, scanners, toner and ink cartridges, power supplies, surge protectors, power cables, motors, electronic wiring, electronic motors, back-up power supply systems, cellular phones and telephone systems, electronic games, laserdisc players, satellite components, VCR/DVD players, aluminum, copper, brass, nickel, microphones, microwaves, typewriters and cash registers.
All "end of life products" will be demanufactured into basic materials and all hard drives and data storage media will be degaussed or destroyed using approved methods.