The UNM Staff Council Environs Committee and the Net Impact student group will conduct an electronic waste recycling event on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at UNM's "E" parking lot near Girard and Central NE.

Most discarded electronic equipment will be accepted, but there will be a $10 charge for television sets and a $5 charge for monitors. Acceptable items include all computers and computer related equipment such as monitors, printers, scanners, copiers, fax machines, phones/cell phones, rechargeable batteries, satellite TV equipment, mice/keyboards and stereos and speakers. Unacceptable items include appliances, coffee machines, toaster ovens, bread machines, crock pots, hair dryers, irons, microwave ovens, electric heaters and alkaline batteries.

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