Portsmouth to hold e-waste collection

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — An e-waste collection will be held in Portsmouth this weekend. Find out more information here.

Open to all Rhode Island residents, the e-waste collection will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Portsmouth High School.

Bring the items listed below at NO charge:

Computers, laptops, servers, routers, and peripherals such as mice, keyboards, speakers, and microphones.
TVs, monitors and flat screens. TVs must be whole and in tact (No broken or exposed TV tubes).
Hard drives, optical drives, motherboards, daughter boards, ram, CD ROMs, etc. We do not re-market or reuse any data storage devices.
Printers, fax machines, typewriters, scanners, toner cartridges, cameras, calculators, and small medical equipment.
Cell phones (including battery), cordless phones, telephones, PDA’s, Ipods, tablets, and chargers.
Batteries accepted include auto/marine, laptop, cell phone, lithium and battery backups.
All types of cables and wires.
Audio/visual equipment, stereos, CD/DVD players, console gaming systems, cassette players, remote controls (no wooden boxed items)
Small household appliances like toasters, microwaves (not glass plate), toaster ovens, blenders (not glass bowls), mixers, vacuum cleaners (remove dust bag) and power tools.

A $10.00 DISPOSAL FEE applies to laser jet printers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, small refrigerators, water coolers, and other coolant containing appliances. (Must not be actively leaking)

Do NOT bring any type of light bulb, disposable/single-use batteries, smoke or carbon monoxide detectors, thermometers, thermostats, glass blender bowls or microwave plates, VCR tapes or CD/Floppy/DVD disks, wooden boxed stereo speakers or components, furniture, electric organs, heating pads/blankets, cushioned chairs, mattresses, plastic bags, cardboard, plastic bins, Styrofoam, wood, firearms, or hazardous materials such as paint or chemicals. These materials will be sorted out at at the truck and returned to our customer for proper disposal.

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