City collecting electronics for recycling on Saturday

The City of Lawrence is hosting an electronic recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot at Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive. Items accepted include computers, printers, copiers, scanners, fax machines, televisions, video equipment, cell phones and other small appliances. There is a $10 fee to recycle computer monitors and a $15 fee for televisions, payable by cash or check, though other products will be recycled at no cost. Items not accepted include paint, motor oil, pesticides, fluorescent bulbs and large appliances.

The event’s goal is to properly dispose of hazardous materials often found in electronics equipment. The recycling will be performed by Extreme Recycling.

For more information, call 832-3046 or visit