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Notes about this Saturday’s (6/26) eRecycling event at Arnold

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Notes about this Saturday’s (6/26) eRecycling event at Arnold

We will be hosting Midwest Recycling Center (MRC) at our Arnold branch this Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. (sharp) to recycle your old, broken and obsolete electronic items.

Please queue up in the right lane

We expect a high turnout for our event. If you are recycling, please stay in the right lane. Try to pull your vehicle up as much as possible so we can avoid a large line of cars going out onto Vogel Road. Arsenal employees will be here to help assist you and direct traffic as needed. There will be signs in the grass letting you know which direction to go.

If you just need to use the branch, please stay to the left

Our branch is open during normal hours on Saturday (9:00 a.m. until noon). If you need to use the ATM, close on a loan or conduct any other branch business, please use the left lane to enter the property. We will try to accommodate your needs as quickly as possible.

Use the designated enter and exit lanes

If you’re traveling west on Vogel road, the first lane that leads into our parking lot is for entering only. The second is for exiting only. We expect a lot of traffic, and keeping these two lanes designated as such will help us keep everyone safe.

Let MRC do the heavy lifting

You are fine to stay in your vehicle and let MRC staff collect your recyclables.

Please be ready to pay fees with cash or check

Most of your electronics are free to recycle. However, MRC does charge for certain items (listed below). To see a full list of what’s free and what’s not, please visit the MRC website. Reminder: all fees are subject to change as the costs associated with properly recycling the items. Please bring cash or check to pay.

Fees for recycling

  • CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) TVs 26” or less: $30.00

  • CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) TVs 27” or greater (This includes Console TVs, True Big Screen TVs and Projection TVs): $50.00

  • Flat Screen TVs – All sizes (LED, LCD, and Plasma): $20.00

  • Freon-Containing Items (Freezers, Refrigerators, AC Units, Dehumidifiers, etc.): $10.00

  • Tanning beds with lamps: $150

CRT Computer Monitors: $5.00 each, unless a computer is dropped off with it. In this case, the CRT Monitor will be accepted for Free. This applies to drop-offs only.

LCD Computer Monitors are Free.

Be aware that MRC does not recycle the following items

  • VHS tapes, data tapes, floppy disks
  • Capacitors or ballasts that are not clearly marked as saying “NO PCBs”
  • Transformers in steel containers unless they’re marked “NO PCBs”
  • Thermostats and smoke detectors
  • Light bulbs
  • Medical waste of any kind
  • Gas containers such as Freon, oxygen and nitrous oxide
  • Anything leaking oil or acid
  • Broken ink or toner cartridges that are leaking powder or liquid
  • Alkaline batteries
  • Exit signs
  • Broken CRTs, TVs and monitors
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