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Free TV & Computer Recycling at WM of Bristol

Waste Management will begin offering the public free computer and TV recycling beginning March 6th, 2013. Our local drop-off station will be at Waste Management of Bristol located at 2505 Old Rodgers Rd, Bristol, PA 19007. Drop-offs may be made at these times:

  • Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This service is available to households and businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

Electronics that will be accepted for free recycling include:

  • All televisions, including old console units
  • All computer equipment, including CPU’s, laptops, monitors, keyboards, printers, scanners, speakers, mouses, scanners and any other equipment that connected to a PC

 

Community Information From Waste Management

When should trash be placed at the curb?
Place trash and recyclables out after 6:00 p.m. the evening before your pickup day. Place containers so they are not blocked by parked vehicles
What size containers should I use?
Household waste containers must be between 20 and 35 gallons, and may not exceed 50 pounds in weight. Use strudy plastic or metal containers with handles and detachable lids.
Recyclables should be placed in a recycle bin or can clearly labeled as “Recyclables.” The only recyclable items which can be placed in a bag are paper items such as newspapers.
Cut large items such as carpet and branches into lengths of four feet or less and tie into manageable bundles.
How many containers are allowed?
A maximum of 10 containers, bags, or bundles of trash will be collected on each collection day.
Which wastes are not acceptable?
We do not accept liquid waste of any type, tree stumps or tires. Hold all Household Hazardous Waste materials for Special HHW collections. We do not accept HHW of any type, including insecticides, pesticides, gasoline, waste oil, non-latex paints, varnish, thinners, drain cleaner, pool chemicals, car parts or similar materials as part of your regular waste removal services.
When are bulk items collected?
Larger items are collected on the second pickup day of the week, sometimes by a second crew
What type of bulk items are collected?
Examples of regular bulk items include furniture, cabinets, washers, and dryers.
How much can I discard at once?
The limit is one bulk item per week
What about refrigerators?
Some items require an appointment, such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and dehumidifiers containing CFCs. To make an appointment, call 800-869-5566
What glass items do you accept?
Recycle glass bottles and jars without lids; place lids in the regular trash. Acceptable items include soda bottles, jelly and mayonnaise jars, canning jars made of clear, green or brown glass – please no blue glass.
What metal items should I recycle?
Recycle all cans made of aluminum bi-metal, steel and tin; for example, soup, vegetable and soda cans.
Which plastic items are recyclable?
Plastic containers coded #1 and #2 inside the triangular recycling logo are acceptable. Examples include two-liter soda bottles, detergents bottles, and milk and water jugs. Remember to rinse items and place lids in the regular trash.
What about recycling newpapers and magazines?
Newspapers, magazines, catalogs and phone books should be bundled and tied with string or twine (no more than 50 pounds per bundle) or placed in a brown paper bag – no plastic bags, please.
What items are not recyclable?
Window glass and drinking glasses are not recyclable. Most platic deli-type containers and butter/margarine tubs are not acceptable. Items such as aluminum foil, styrofoam and metal clothes hangers cannot be recycled. Place all of these items in the regular trash
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