We are living on this planet as if we had another one to go to. – Terri Swearingen


Annual Electronic Waste Event

Safely dispose of your old computer, television, & other electronics. Help save landfill space and protect our environment.
Fees will apply only on CRT computer monitors, CRT based televisions, and console and rear
projection TVs; these products contain lead and other hazardous materials.

Saturday, October 20, 2018
8:00 a.m. — noon
The Family Center
Mill-Walk Mall
Harrisonville, Missouri

Some items may require a fee for disposal. Checks and Cash Only, please.

Please leave original packaging at home.

Items Accepted:

Computers, keyboards, printers, laptops, tablets, cell phones,
telephones, LCD & plasma TVs & monitors, cassette players,
DVD/CD players, VCRs

Items NOT Accepted:

CDs, floppy disks, flash drives, VCR tapes

*FEES will apply only on

 CRT computer monitors: $15/each;

 CRT based televisions: $20/each;

Console and Rear Projection TVs: $20/each

*Fees are charged because these products contain lead and

 other hazardous materials and require special handling.

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Recycle Those Old Electronics – October 21st, 2017 (CORRECTION)

Due to an unexpected problem, Surplus Exchange is currently not able to partner in E-Waste collection events in 2017.  Therefore, it has been necessary to cancel this previously scheduled event.  We greatly regret any inconvenience this cancellation may have caused.  Please consult www.recyclespot.org for information on possible e-waste disposal sites and dates in the metropolitan area.


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