Indy Zoo holds ‘Power Recycling Day’ to help residents dispose of old electronics

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis Zoo helped residents get an early start on spring cleaning by recycling their electronics.

It was all part of the Zoo’s Power Recycling Day, which lasted from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 16. Visitors dropped their used electronics off in the parking lot, including computers, video game systems, tablets and more.

Most items were accepted free of charge, although there was a $10 processing fee for televisions and monitors. Large appliances were not accepted.

Here’s a rundown of accepted items:

  • Telephone systems
  • VCR/DVD players
  • Laserdisc players
  • All batteries
  • TVs and monitors
  • Scanners and copiers
  • Printers and cartridges
  • Fax machines
  • Backup power systems
  • External hard drives
  • Satellite components
  • Keyboards and accessories
  • Integrated circuits
  • Microwaves
  • Small appliances
  • Power cables and wiring

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