West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. has announced another  Essex County Computer and Electronics Recycling Day. Sponsored by the County of Essex and the Essex County Utilities Authority, the event will be held as follows:

Date:              Saturday, October 27, 2012

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Time:             9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Place:            Essex County Fleet Maintenance Facility

                        99 West Bradford Avenue

                        Cedar Grove, NJ

“Recycling computer hardware and electronic devices helps remove lead and other dangerous chemicals from our waste stream, which is important for us and our children. With your participation, we can do our part to protect the environment,” DiVincenzo said. “Our collection days are very popular and I am glad our residents understand the importance of recycling. I encourage everyone to participate in our fall Computer and Electronics Recycling Day,” he added.

Items being accepted at the Computer and Electronics Recycling Day are computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, scanners, telecom equipment, speakers, televisions, keyboards, main frames, VCRs, stereos, DVD players, toasters, irons and cellular telephones.

The Essex County Computer and Electronics Recycling Day is for Essex County residents only. Residents are not charged when they bring materials, but they must provide proof of residency at the site. Commercial businesses may not drop off materials. For more information, please call the Essex County Utilities Authority at 973-792-9060 or visit www.ecuanj.com.