‘E-Recycle Day’ slated Saturday in Sulphur

SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) - CITGO Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex is partnering with Keep Calcasieu Beautiful, Stine, the City of Sulphur, Team Green of Southwest Louisiana and Waste Management, to host the Fifth Annual "E-Recycle Day" on Saturday.

The event takes place in the Stine parking lot in Sulphur from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The public is invited to bring unwanted electronics for recycling.

Here is what will be accepted:

Electronic items: Computers, monitors, computer peripherals, printers, fax machines, keyboards, photocopiers, televisions, VCRs, stereos, home and office phones, mobile phones and consumer electronics.

Mercury items accepted include: Lamps (fluorescent, high intensity discharge, neon, mercury vapor, high pressure sodium and metal halide), and thermostats and thermometers containing metallic or liquid mercury.

Items that will not be accepted include: Smoke detectors, fire alarms, dehumidifiers, large appliances, medical equipment and units with sludge or liquids.

Vehicles should enter the Stine parking lot through the south entrance to drop off their E-waste items located at 2950 Ruth Street in Sulphur on La. 27, south of I-10.

Only residential deliveries will be accepted.

For more information, call the City of Sulphur at 337-527-4500.

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