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Recycling collection event on the calendar

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will once again offer second Saturday of the month, Household Hazardous Waste collection events. The next event will take place Saturday, April 14 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and are by appointment only.

These events are for residential drop-offs only and residents can schedule a drop-off time through the online scheduler. Saturday collection events will occur the second Saturday of the month and will run through October. Electronic waste will not be accepted, however, Secure E-Cycle is located a short distance from the Household Hazardous Waste facility and will accept items during the Saturday collection events.

Prices for electronic recycling are: TVs under 31" ($25), TVs over 31" ($35), CRT monitors ($10), LCD computer monitors ($5), PC's with data destruction ($5), all other accepted electronics are free. Secure E-Cycle will also accept paper for shredding, prices for secure paper disposal are $25 for the first box, and $5 for each additional box.

For other electronic recycling options go to RecycleSpot.org to find the locations closest to you.