The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is
conducting a free electronics recycling event for the
public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 20, in
Bluefield. The drop-off area is the JCPenny parking lot at
the Mercer Mall, U.S. 460 and Route 25.
The DEP’s Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP)
and MRM Recycling are sponsoring the e-cycling event to
make it easy for West Virginians to responsibly dispose of
Devices that will be accepted on Oct. 20 include
televisions, computers, printers, copiers, zip drives,
video game devices, electronic cables, laser and
multifunction scanners, fax machines, laptops, mice,
keyboards, speakers, Web cams, monitors, cables, hard
drives, circuit boards, cell phones, CD players and tape
Devices that will not be accepted include kitchen
appliances, refrigerators, washers, dryers, freezers,
microwaves, air conditioners, lamps, CDs, DVDs, floppy
disks, magnetic tapes, household batteries and home
All materials will be recycled through Electronic Recyclers
International, which provides secure data destruction.
For more information call 1-800-322-5530.