Carilion Clinic is hosting electronics recycling event on Saturday

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ROANOKE, Virginia (WFXR) – It might be a bit too early for spring cleaning, but Carilion wants to help you clean old electronics that are collecting dust.

Carilion partners with River Acceptance to host electronics recycling event. It will take place at the Carilion Clinic Riverside Campus parking lot at 3 Riverside Circle in Roanoke.

People can bring in their old computers, printers, tablets, phones, power cables or other unused electronics on Saturday, January 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

All the money generated from the recycled materials will help the Carilion Clinic Foundation’s campaign to transform cancer care in our region with a new cancer center.

What items are not accepted:

  • Televisions (all types)
  • CRT televisions or monitors
  • Household appliances (refrigerators, microwaves, slow cookers, etc.).
  • Bulbs
  • Printer ink cartridges
  • Alkaline batteries

What items are accepted:

  • Computer towers
  • Computer server
  • HDDs
  • Laptop / notebooks
  • iPads and other tablets
  • iPod
  • Smartphones and smartphone batteries
  • Printers
  • Mains adapters / wall outlets
  • Various electronic wire
  • LCD computer screens (monitors)
  • Lithium batteries
  • Power cables
  • Older cell phones (non-smart phones)
  • USB sticks / flash drives
  • CD
  • Landline phones
  • DVD players
  • vhs players
  • Streaming-type devices – Amazon Fire Stick, Roku, Roku Streaming Stick, Chromecast, Apple TV, etc.
  • video game consoles
  • Remote controls for TV or video games
  • Kindles / e-readers
  • Cameras
  • Listeners
  • Power tools
  • Apple Watches (or other smartwatches)
  • Car radios / stereos
  • Loudspeakers
  • Keyboards
  • Power tools
  • Calculators (both basic calculators and charts)
  • Exercise equipment (treadmills, bikes, etc.)
  • GoPro


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