WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – This seems to be a reality. The electronic gadgets we were so excited about when we first bought them quickly become obsolete and need to be replaced. The list includes computers, VCRs and even video games.
Sedgwick County offers residents and businesses the opportunity to get rid of gadgets that gather dust around the house. It’s hosting a free e-waste collection event this weekend and next. It started on Thursday.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The remaining days are:
- friday april 22
- Saturday April 23
- Thursday April 28
- friday april 29
- Saturday April 30
Bring your unwanted electronics to Sedgwick County West Yard, 4701 S. West Street. (See list of accepted items below.)
These are the items the county will accept. The asterisk means the hard drives will be destroyed.
- Mobile phones*
- Batteries (the terminals must be taped)
- Reading lights*
- VCR/DVR/DVD players
- Blu-ray players
- Network devices* (routers, hubs, modems)
- Peripheral components* (hard drives, keyboards, mice, cables, codes, CD-ROMs, printed circuits, power supplies)
- Telephone (s*
- Fax machines*
- Digital converters
- Cable/Satellite Receivers
- portable music player
- Audiovisual equipment
- Video games
The collection event is not open to companies that sell or recycle electronics.