Community

Get your old computers, TVs recycled for free

On Jan. 1, the new Washington State Electronic Products law took effect, requiring manufacturers of electronic products sold in Washington to provide free collection of computers, laptops, monitors, and televisions in at least one location within each county in the state.

San Juan County offered to negotiate a contract with electronic products manufacturers to utilize its three solid waste transfer stations (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island) for periodic “round ups” to collect unwanted E-products for recycling. The offer was declined.

At this time, the only collection center in San Juan County is C.T. Recycling (Consignment Treasures) on San Juan Island. For more information, call C.T. Recycling, 370-5562.

For more information on the new state law, visit www.ecyclewashington.org.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Aug 20 edition online now. Browse the archives.