NEWS & EVENTS

For more information call the Planning Commission at 724-228-6811 or visit their website at www.co.washington.pa.us/planning for more informtion.

From the Washington County Planning Commission:

JVS Environmental is opening a NEW PERMANENT ELECTRONICS RECYCLING FACILITY, located at 1 American Way in Ellsworth.  The site is located behind the Ellsworth Post Office.  Participants will enter the site from Almond Road, past the Beer Here Beer Distributor.  JVS Environmental will be managing the site.  The site will replace the monthly electronics collection program that was previously held at the Washington County Fairgrounds, than at the Washington Mall site.

The site will be open on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Here are the dates for 2019:  May 14 and May 28, June 11 and June 25, July 9 and July 23, August 13 and August 27, September 10 and September 24, October 8 and October 22, November 12 and November 26, and finally December 10.  Items to be collected include monitors (CRTs and LCDs); computer towers and bases (CPUs); mice, keyboards and speakers; notebook computers; printers; televisions (CRTs and LCDs); Freon appliances; fluorescent tubes and CFL bulbs; and most household appliances.  Vacuum cleaners, carpet scrubbers, smoke detectors, and carbon monoxide detectors will NOT be accepted.  MOST ITEMS WILL BE ‘COLLECTED FREE OF CHARGE.

Televisions will be limited to one per carload per event.  Damaged or dismantled TVs will be accepted for a $50 hazardous handling fee.

4- and 8-foot fluorescent bulbs and Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFL) will be accepted for a charge of $2 per bulb.

Freon appliances will be accepted, with a Freon removal fee of $20

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