GILFORD — Members of the Laconia-Gilford Lions Club will be holding an Electronic Waste Collection Day on Saturday, April 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 April 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, holiday food baskets for needy families, just to name a few. Lions Club members thank everyone who contributes to this important work. You are truly helping Lions make a difference in our community."
Got an old computer collecting dust in the closet, or a broken refrigerator sitting on the back porch? What do you do with these items when you replace them. Everything from laptops, phones and radios to home appliances and TVs cost you a fortune to haul away.
Turn that junk over to the Laconia-Gilford Lions Club during their Electronic Waste Collection Day and, for a small disposal fee, not only will they take it off your hands, they will recycle your old electronic items. The disposal charge 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.