Event to collect old electronics


From Staff Reports

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Area residents will have the opportunity Saturday to rid their homes of old electronics, unwanted and unused prescription drugs, paper and more during Nash County Recycles Day.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Nash County Courthouse at 234 W. Washington St. in Nashville.

The event will include a community paper shredding, recycling and a prescription drug take-back program. Prescription drugs should be in the original container with the name of the drug on the bottle. Personal information may be removed.

Electronics, including televisions, computers and monitors, printers and scanners, keyboards, speakers, power and network cables, printed circuit boards, docking stations, routers, VCRs and DVD players, copiers and fax machines, electronic games, rechargeable batteries, telephones, cell phones, radios, stereos, CD players, audio visual equipment, typewriters, fax cartridges, cash registers, video boards and microwaves will be accepted during the event.

Keep America Beautiful Coordinator Cornelia McGee said Nash County Recycles Day is one of the area’s biggest events to ensure safety.

“Nash County Recycles Day allows residents to dispose of old electronics, unused prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and paper documents safely and securely,” McGee said.

Nash County Recycles Day is sponsored by Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe counties, Nash County and Shred-It of NC. The event is free and open to the public, but monetary donations will be accepted for Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe Counties.

For more information on Nash County Recycles Day, call McGee at 252-467-4960.