JOHNSON COUNTY, KAN. – If your spring cleaning left you with a pile of unwanted electronics, Johnson County is hosting a recycling event to help you dispose of them safely.
The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) is partnering with Kiewit, ProShred, Secure e-Cycle, and ScrapsKC to host an electronics recycling event on Monday, April 18.
From 9 a.m. to noon, residents can drop off unwanted electronics, televisions, or computers at Kiewit Headquarters at 8900 Renner Boulevard in Lenexa. Residents can also drop off paper documents for safe shredding for free.
“Johnson County is thrilled to partner with so many great companies to provide electronics and paper recycling options, keeping them out of the landfill,” said Brandon Hearn, Education Coordinator. and awareness for JCDHE.
“One of the fastest growing waste issues in the world is e-waste. It’s important to recycle it responsibly, as much of it contains hazardous materials. We’re also excited to include our reuse partner, ScrapsKC, this year to help collect usable school and office supplies for reuse.
Televisions can be recycled for $30 and CRT computer monitors can be recycled for $15. All other electronic items can be recycled free of charge. ScrapsKC will also accept usable school and office supplies for sale at its Kansas City location.
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