North Salem E-Waste Collection Event Deemed a Success

From left: Tim Purdy and Paul McCabe, with The North Salem Improvement Society oversee e-waste drop-offs on April 1. Credits: Cynthia Curtis
An estimated 100 carloads of e-waste was collected. Credits: Cynthia Curtis
From left: Xenia von Lilien, Paul McCabe and Peter Bliss Credits: Cynthia Curtis

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— North Salem residents turned out in force on April 1 for an e-waste day hosted by the North Salem Improvement Society.

Organizers said the event, which traditionally had been held during the week, was held on a weekend day to enable more residents to get rid of their electronic waste. 

Close to 100 carloads of e-waste were brought to the town’s recycling pod.

This year’s event was so successful, organizers said, that they plan to do it again in the fall. Residents dropped off, among other things, old monitors, printers, motherboards, routers and computer-system units.

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