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Keep Midland Beautiful holds annual Texas Recycles Day

The campaign works to raise awareness of the benefits of recycling and waste reduction.
Credit: Keep Midland Beautiful

MIDLAND, Texas — If you're looking to get rid of electronics in a responsible manner, Texas Recycles Day is the perfect opportunity.

The day is part of a national campaign to educate people on the benefits of waste reduction and recycling.

Texas/America Recycles Day is usually recognized as November 15, but Keep Midland Beautiful is hosting this year's event on November 9.

You can bring your items to the Midland College Chaparral Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There is a limit of six electronic items per vehicle, and you will also be able to shred up to three standard filing boxes worth of documents for free.

Gently used household items will be accepted on-site by the Salvation Army.

Vehicle batteries will not be accepted at Midland College but can be taken to Mid-Tex Battery. No paint or regular batteries will be accepted.

Other prohibited items include glass, styrofoam, books, pallets and blueprints.

For a full list of accepted items you can visit the Keep Midland Beautiful website or see below.

Causes event by Keep Midland Beautiful on Saturday, November 9 2019 with 227 people interested and 44 people going.

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  • TVs
  • Printers
  • Computer Towers
  • LCD Monitors
  • Laptops
  • Copiers
  • Servers
  • Projectors
  • Network Switches/Routers
  • UPS Battery Backups
  • VCR's/ DVD Players
  • Radios/Stereos
  • Networking Equipment
  • Telephone Systems
  • Cell Phones
  • Hard Drives
  • Other Electronic Media (floppy disks, tape drive, etc.)
  • Miscellaneous Cords/Wire
  • Keyboard/Mice
  • Tires- LIMIT 6 per vehicle- No Rims or Wheels
  • Aluminum, Cardboard, Paper and Plastic (#1 and #2)

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