Highland News Leader

Anderson Hospital to host e-waste drive

Anderson Hospital, 6800 State Route 162 in Maryville, will hold an e-waste drive fundraiser from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 1.

Accepted electronic and metal receivables will include:

▪ Computers, printers, cables and peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.);

▪ Fax machines, scanners, digital converter boxes, cable receivers, satellite receivers;

▪ Video game consoles, digital video disc player/recorders, portable digital music players;

▪ Networking equipment, server, telecommunications, phones, cell phones, clocks, etc.;

▪ VCR, stereos, and audio/video equipment (including cable/satellite);

▪ CDs and DVDs and their cases

▪ Holiday lights, metal decorations and metal furniture;

▪ Electrical, cabling, communication machinery, and equipment;

▪ Home electronics, blenders, toasters, irons, etc.;

▪ White goods: washers, dryers, dishwashers, furnaces, etc.;

▪ Medical equipment and all types of diagnostic equipment. (Call to verify equipment);

▪ Industrial machinery and equipment (including power and gas equipment)

▪ Lawn equipment, tools, old mowers, tillers, etc.

▪ Air conditioners, refrigerators, and humidifiers

▪ Old motors, non-PCB-type transformers and other electrical equipment;

▪ Car and rechargeable batteries and lead items;

▪ Non-ferrous metals;

▪ LCD Monitors (flat screen); and

▪ LCD TVs (flat screen).

*Only one CRT monitor per tower will be accepted per person, and CRT monitors without a tower will not be taken.

Items that will not be accepted include:

▪ CRT TVs, console TVs and projection TVs;

▪ Radioactive materials;

▪ Hazardous Materials (oil, antifreeze, paint);

▪ Non-electronics (tires, wood, asbestos, office waste, furniture, fiberglass, insulation, roofing, dirt);

▪ Flammable materials;

▪ Other hazardous materials (pesticides, oil filters, air bags, lead or mercury switches, fluorescent lights);

▪ Explosives (firearms, ammunition, shells); and

▪ PCBs (capacitors, transformers, ballast).