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Lions Club collecting electronic waste on Saturday

GILFORD — Members of the Laconia-Gilford Lions Club will be holding an Electronic Waste Collection Day on Saturday, October 19 in the Lowe's parking lot in Gilford from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. According to President Lori Chandler, "Money raised on October 19 will allow the Lions Club to meet pressing needs in our community such as eye glasses and hearing aids, stocking of local food pantries, college scholarships, and holiday food baskets for families in need" 

All old electronics can be handed over to the Laconia-Gilford Lions Club during their Electronic Waste Collection Day (EWCD) so that they can be recycled. The small fee charged is less than the local transfer station's prices. Cash or checks will be accepted but not debit or credit cards.

Following is a list of items you may want to drop off: computer monitors, laptops, CPUs, Servers, CD/DVD players, camcorders, AV equipment, VCRs, speakers, mice or keyboards, copiers, faxes, scanners, printers, phones (land and cell), phone systems, UPS systems, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, cords, cables and computer accessories.

In addition, they will also take microwaves, air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers, water heaters, washing machines, dryers, gas or electric stoves, dishwashers, dumb terminals, and TVs. Anything with a cord not listed will also be accepted.

You cannot drop off: oils, paints, thinners, batteries, tires, items containing mercury such as fluorescent and CFL light bulbs or thermometers, capacitors, ballasts, or any other hazardous waste.

 
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