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November 15, 2014: Free Electronics Recycling Drop-Off Day
Department of Solid Waste Management
9031 Reichs Ford Road, Frederick
7am - 3pm

Funded by a grant from the Maryland Department of the Environment, this event will be held as part of the county’s observance of America Recycles Day, a national event to promote recycling. The County will collect up to 50 tons of material at this event; once the 50-ton limit has been collected, materials will be accepted at the current residential tipping fee. There will be a limit of up to 2 monitors and/or televisions per residence. There is no limit to the quantity of other household electronic materials that residents may bring in for recycling.

Valid identification will need to be shown as proof of residency in Frederick County (businesses and commercial vehicles are prohibited from participating in this residential event).  In lieu of special events such as this, residents are reminded that they may bring electronics throughout the year to the DSWM facilities for recycling, charged at the prevailing residential MSW tipping fees. For more information please call 301-600-1848 or send email to .
Items accepted at this event: computer components and accessories (such as: monitors*, keyboards & mice, routers & modems, circuit boards/chips/cards, power supplies, computer batteries, hard drives**, POS systems , CPU towers, cables and cords), banking equipment, calculators, copiers, scanners and printers, fax machines, televisions*, stereos, CD and tape players, radios, electronic game systems, DVD/BluRay and VCR players, cameras, digital music players (iPods, etc.), telephones (including mobile phones). All other items are unacceptable at this free event.

*Limit of 2 televisions and/or monitors per residence. 
**Please note that a certificate of destruction for secure data cannot be provided.




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