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Mercury Marine Electronics Recycling Event Saturday

Mercury Marine will conduct an Electronics Recycling Event for the Fond du Lac community this Saturday in the parking lot of the Mercury Museum at 75 W. Scott St. in Fond du Lac. The event is scheduled for 8 a.m. until noon. Area residents are encouraged to drop off used electronics to be recycled. Most items will be accepted free of charge. View the lists below of acceptable and non-acceptable items.

Accepted items: Scanners, printers, computers, docking stations, VCRs, calculators, fax and printer cartridges, mainframe and networking equipment, cash registers, landline phones, stereo equipment, video boards, typewriters, keyboards, mice, and miscellaneous electronics.

Accepted for a fee: Televisions and monitors with plastic shells ($5), wood speakers ($10 per pair), televisions and monitors with broken glass ($10), bare CRT tubes ($10), projection televisions ($15), and wood console televisions ($15). The fees are necessary to cover the cost of disposal.

Not accepted: Florescent lights, items containing PCBs, radioactive materials, hazardous materials, flammable materials, explosives, compressed gas, corrosive materials and cell phones.