Bring out your dead electronics

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Oh, my good iPod was in there.

Enough time has passed since Christmas that you can ditch all that crap you immediately broke with your clumsy, nog-drunk hands. As you well know by now, e-waste doesn’t go in with your regular trash, unless you love the tangy taste of chemicals in your water. Instead, take them to one of the e-waste recycling events in Brooklyn in this weekend: one is at McCarren Park (Bedford Ave. at North 12 St.) on Saturday and another at Prospect Park (Prospect Park West at 3rd St.) on Sunday, both from 10am-4pm. The list of accepted items is below, which includes most things (not your fridge). 


The following working and non-working equipment is accepted:

• Computers (laptops & desktops, servers, mainframes)

• Monitors

• Printers, scanners, fax-machines, copiers

• Network devices (routers, hubs, modems, etc.)

• Peripherals (keyboards, mice, cables, cords, chargers, etc.)

• Tablets and E-readers

• Components (hard drives, CD-ROMs, circuit boards, power supplies, etc.)

• TVs, VCRs, DVRs, & DVD Players

• Digital Converter Boxes, Cable/Satellite Receivers

• Portable music players

• Audio-visual equipment

• Video-games

• Cell phones, pagers, PDAs

• Telecommunication (phones, answering machines, etc.)

They do not accept home appliances such as microwaves, refrigerators, or air conditioners.

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