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Posted on: June 27, 2016

[ARCHIVED] FREE Electronic Waste and Document-Shredding Event next Saturday (7/16)

Electronic Waste

The City of Benbrook encourages citizens to recycle electronic items whenever possible.
The City is hosting a FREE event for residents of Benbrook to recycle electronic and appliance items on Saturday, July 16th, from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM noon at Dutch Branch Park, rear parking lot behind Par 3 Golf. Follow the signs off Winscott to Beach Road (same location as Household Hazardous Waste event behind the Benbrook Community Center/YMCA, 1899 Winscott).

Innovative Electronics will be on-site to collect E-Waste. There will be attendants available to help unload items.

As a rule of thumb, if it can be plugged in, it can be recycled.
The following is a list of common items that citizens can bring for recycling:

• Televisions (any size)/Radios/Telephones
• Computers/monitors/printers (Innovative Electronics destroys the hard drive)
• Fax Machines/Copiers
• Microwave ovens/Dishwashers/Washers/Dryers/Refrigerators
• Gaming systems (Xbox, PlayStations, etc.)
• Vacuum Cleaners
• VCR’s
• Smoke detectors
• Batteries

Document Shredding

Instant Shredding will provide a shredding truck and will shred documents on-site.
Please limit documents to a reasonable household amount (no large quantities of business documents).

Please do not place plastic materials such as credit cards or compact discs with documents to be shredded.

For more information, contact City Hall at 817-249-3000.

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