CANASTOTA — With the holidays around the corner, the Madison County Department of Solid Waste wants to remind residents that certain electronics should not go in with household trash.
Instead, residents can bring accepted electronics to LOJO Technology, 634 Birchwood Drive, Oneida, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for recycling.
The Madison County Department of Solid Waste funds the collection and recycling of electronic waste in order to provide a free program for Madison County residents. Business waste will not be accepted.
In addition to the regular drop-off hours, the Department of Solid Waste has worked with LOJO Technology and The Arc of Madison Cortland to offer quarterly Saturday drop-offs.
The last 2019 Saturday Event will be on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at LOJO Technology. The quarterly Saturday drop-off hours will start back up in 2020 with the first event on Saturday, Jan. 11, followed by: April 4, July 11, and Oct. 3.
Items that are acceptable for drop-off include computers, televisions, printers and speakers.
Unacceptable items include air conditioning units, dehumidifiers, small kitchen appliances and vacuum cleaners. To see a complete list of accepted items, visit madisoncountyrecycles.ny.gov
No appointment is needed. There is a limit of 10 televisions/computers per household, per year. For more information and other upcoming events, go to madisoncountyrecycles.ny.gov or visit their Facebook page at Madison County Solid Waste & Recycling.