Sound Off: When will the city’s next disposal for picture tubes and computer tubes be?
The city’s next electronic recycling event will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 12 at Free State High School’s north parking lot, 4700 Overland Drive. Megan Gilliland, the city’s communications manager, said items accepted include televisions, video and audio equipment, computers, printers, scanners, fax machines, microwaves and other small appliances, cellphones and other hand-held devices. There is a $10 recycling fee for each computer monitor and a $15 recycling fee for each television. There is no recycling fee for other electronic equipment. Fees may be paid by cash or check. Some items won’t be accepted, including large appliances and household hazardous waste such as fluorescent light bulbs, paint, pesticides and compressed gas cylinders. For more information, call the Waste Reduction and Recycling Division, 832-3030, or visit www.LawrenceRecycles.org.