Balto. Co. to hold electronics recycling event

Residents may bring unwanted items to Towson site next week

April 22, 2005|By Baltimoresun.com Staff

Baltimore County will hold a recycling event next week where residents can drop off unwanted electronics in Towson, the Department of Public Works said today.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 30 at the Carver Center for Arts and Technology at 938 York Road, half a mile south of Beltway Exit 26 off of Interstate 695. Residents may bring computers, monitors, printers, keyboards, scanners and other accessories; televisions, VCRs, and DVD players; and other home electronics to be recycled.

Home appliances will not be accepted, officials warned.

Materials from businesses and institutions will also not be allowed, according to the department, but these groups are urged to visit www.mdrecycles.org for more information on electronics recycling.

The event is free and open to all Baltimore County residents who bring photo identification.

More information about the event and driving directions are available through the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Solid Waste Management's customer service line at 410-887-2000 or Web site at www.baltimorecountyonline.info/recycling.

Originally published April 22, 2005, 12:30 PM EDT

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