HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland will be sponsoring an electronics recycling event on Saturday, May 19 in the hospital parking lot. Local residents will be able to recycle old electronics equipment from 9 a.m. to noon. The drop-off location will be located in the far northwest corner of the main hospital parking lot on the campus St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Electronic items that will be accepted for recycling include:
Computers, Flat screen monitors, printers, cables and peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.)
Fax machines, scanners, digital converter boxes, cable receivers, satellite receivers
Networking equipment, server, telecommunications, phones, cell phones, etc.
Flat Screen TVs – all sizes
Industrial machinery and equipment (including power and gas equipment)
Electrical, cabling, communication machinery, and equipment
VCR, stereos, and audio/video equipment (including cable/satellite)
Home electronics, blenders, toasters, irons, etc.
Video game consoles, digital video disc player/recorders, portable digital music players
Metal office furniture (Metal Desks/File cabinets, etc.)
Air conditioners, refrigerators, and humidifiers
Old motors, non PCB type transformers and other electrical equipment
Car and rechargeable batteries and lead items
CRT, Projection, Plasma, & Console TVs
Items limited to one unit per household include: CRT (tube) monitor or CRT (tube) television (glass screen or tube must NOT be broken) and Microwaves. There will be a fee of $5 to $10 for CRT monitors without a tower.
Among the items that will not be accepted during this electronics recycling event are DVD’s, VHS’s, CD’s, cassette tapes, Alkaline batteries, broken batteries, smoke detectors, glass lighting, and any item containing mercury, large appliances: dishwashers, washing machines, dryers, dehumidifiers and refrigerators.
More information regarding this electronics recycling event can be obtained by calling (618) 651-2589.
To learn more about HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland, visit stjosephshighland.org. HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland is part of the Southern Illinois Division of Hospital Sisters Health System, which also includes HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, and HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville.