Loudoun County Electronics Recycling Event Oct. 21

Loudoun County Electronics Recycling Event Oct. 21

Loudoun County’s next electronic recycling event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Leesburg Park and Ride, 19730 Sycoln Road in Leesburg.

Loudoun County residents can bring items such as televisions, computers, computer monitors, servers, modems, mainframes, laptops, circuit boards, printers, copiers, stereos, DVD players, DVRs, cable television receivers, VCRs, game consoles, cell phones, iphones, power cords, cables, Christmas lights and many other electronic devices at the event. There is a limit of 15 items per vehicle (a box of cables and computer accessories would be considered one item).

Businesses with larger quantities of electronics may contact the county’s contractor, C2 Management, at 540-955-5740 for pick-up directly from the business location.

THERE ARE FEES for certain items.

For televisions and computer monitors that contain a cathode ray tube and with a screen measuring 30-inches or smaller diagonally, the cost is $10 each.

For televisions with cathode ray tubes and a screen size measuring 31 inches or larger, the cost is $20 each to recycle.

For console TVs, the fee is $20 each, while LCD TVs of all sizes are $8 and LCD monitors are $4. Only cash or a local check will be accepted. Checks should be made payable to C2 Management. All other items accepted at the event are free of charge.

Items Not Accepted

Items that will not be accepted include printer cartridges, household batteries, automobile batteries, hazardous wastes, light bulbs, fluorescent lights, thermostats, fire alarms, gas-powered equipment, or household appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, air conditioners, stoves, washers and dryers.

For more information on disposing of these items, you may visit loudoun.gov/landfill and loudoun.gov/hhw.

Event planners are asking not to leave items at the site other than during the scheduled time of the event.

Loudoun County holds two electronics recycling events each year. If you miss an event, there are other local electronics recycling options available.  More information is available at loudoun.gov/electronics or by calling 703-771-5514.

Joseph Dill