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Old 05-21-2007, 12:10 AM
 
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I live in Mt Airy. I have an old computer monitor. Where should I dispose of it? I've heard they contain harmful chemicals and should not be put in dumpsters.
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Old 05-21-2007, 12:17 AM
 
Location: Debary, Florida
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I have a great trash service, they will even take old appliances, I put them out at the curb...
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Old 05-21-2007, 05:59 AM
 
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jazz88, You are absolutely right. Monitors should not be disposed of in the trash. I did a quick google search and came up with this place:
http://eleminc.com/computer_recycling.htm

If that's not conveinent, do a search with the keywords, "Mt. Airy, PA, computer recycling". I also know a place in Allentown that we've used if you get up my way. pm me if you need that ifo.
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Old 05-21-2007, 06:39 AM
 
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Give it away for free on craigslist.org or freecycle.org.

If it's still working, donate it to: a local school, library, Goodwill, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA/YWCA.

Ask a neighbor with children if they know of anyone within their network who would like it.

In Boston, I've put out things on the sidewalk like broken TV's/lamps/washing machines with a sign "Broken but Free" or "Free". It's always gone in an hour, even if it's broken. If it's working & no one takes it, pull it back in & donate it to the Goodwill, if you don't wish to make phone calls.

Also, we have city trash services, too, like Lisa mentioned. You put it out with your normal trash, but place a phone call the day before that you're discarding an item the trash collectors will not take (sofa, fridge, CRT's). They send a seperate truck for these discarded items & it only takes 1 phone call.

Many people would be happy to have it, I'm sure... VV
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Old 01-14-2009, 04:10 PM
 
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Default recycle it for free at A-Plus Industries in Allentown

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I live in Mt Airy. I have an old computer monitor. Where should I dispose of it? I've heard they contain harmful chemicals and should not be put in dumpsters.
If you ever come out to the lehigh valley, you can always drop it off and recycle it for free at A-Plus Industries, Inc. in Allentown
415 North 15th Street 610-821-5550
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Old 01-16-2009, 06:53 AM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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I dropped them off at Staples (they have a recycle program). It cost me to do this though, like $20 or something.
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