BOROUGH OF MACUNGIE

   

ELECTRONIC RECYCLING LAW

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2013

   

Pennsylvania’s electronics recycling law took effect January 2013 which meant a feweWaste Recycling changes for state residents.

The law, known as the Covered Devices Recycling Act, bans the disposal of TV’s and computer equipment at transfer stations and landfills. Beginning January 2013, waste haulers can no longer pick up televisions and computer equipment for disposal. Computer equipment includes laptops, monitors, CPU’s, printers, scanners, keyboards, mouses, speakers, cables and battery backups. These items, if placed at the curb, will be left at the curb.

For more information, including as a resource for ongoing e-cycling services and e-cycling events, visit www.depweb.state.pa.us.

   

Below is a list of businesses in the area that accept electronic waste.  Please call before going to the facility to check on the type of e-waste they accept, the times for drop off and if there is a fee.

Business

Location

Phone #

Computers & TVs & other electronics

AERC Electronic Recycling

 2591 Mitchell Ave

Allentown

610-797-7608

AERC Electronic Recycling

2330 SW 26th St 

Allentown

610-433-4011

Responsible Recycling Services

805 Tomahawk Drive

Kutztown

484-641-5156

GER Solutions

Information on Recycled Items

795 Roble Road

Allentown

610-443-1776

Waste Management Material Recovery Facility

799 Smith Lane

Northampton

(916) 645-5230 x111

 

Rechargeable and Cellphone Batteries

Home Depot

1951 Glenwood St SW

Allentown

610-791-6809

Dans Camera City

1439 W Fairmont St

Allentown

610-434-2313

Best Buy Retail Store

1504 MacArthur Rd

Whitehall

610-432-6956

Staples

3300 Lehigh St

Allentown

610-791-9637

Borough of Macungie
21 Locust St.
Macungie, PA 18062
 

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