Recycle computer parts, TVs for free |

Recycle computer parts, TVs for free

Area residents can recycle computers, monitors, printers, 27-inch or smaller televisions, cell phones, and other electronic equipment free of charge at seven different Office Depots in the Sacramento area until Sept. 6.

Office Depot has teamed up with Hewlett-Packard Co. to test a new program experts say will reduce the estimated 3.2 million tons of electronic equipment dumped into landfills each year. People can drop off one item per day free of charge.

Other companies are also following the trend of offering free electronics recycling programs to customers. The Dell Corporation offers a temporary free recycling promotion to anyone who purchases a computer. While the program is temporary, there is no limit to how long it may last.

On Nov. 1, a new California law will go into effect that adds a charge of $6 to $10 when someone buys a new television or computer monitor. The money will support “free and convenient” electronics recycling programs.

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