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WITS Recycling Pickup Location Changed for July 20

Residents can drop off recycled items fat

Information provided by Carol Felzien, spokeswoman for the city of St. Charles

The drop off location for the Web Innovations and Technology Services Recylcing program has changed for July 20. 

Due to a scheduling change, the drop-off location will be located at the MoDOT commuter parking lot located at I-70 and Zumbehl Road (Noon to 6 p.m.) instead of the . The recycling drop-off location will resume at the Family Arena on Friday, August 17.

There is no charge for items dropped off however donations are requested to help defray recycling costs.  Donors will receive tax letters, and are also guaranteed hard-drive security destruction.  WITS will also offer free pick-up services the third week of every month for area businesses with large quantity items, as well as special services for elderly or physically challenged residents requiring assistance (please call 314-558-0090 for more information related to special pick-up services).

WITS or Web Innovations & Technology Services builds communities through reuse, recycling and education.  Items – working or not – accepted in the monthly recycling drive include:
 . any items with a power cord
 . any items that take batteries or gas, including batteries
 . lawn equipment
 . all computer-related equipment
 . household electronics, including phones, radios, televisions and cable boxes
 . all appliances

Suggested items for recycling include:  computers, monitors, other computer hardware, including cables, office/business equipment and machinery, telecommunications equipment, including phones and clocks, televisions, VCRs, stereos, cameras, other audio/video equipment, data storage devices, including CDs, VHS tapes and computer software, home electronics, blenders, toasters, irons, washing machines and dryers, dishwashers, furnaces, hot water heaters, home medical equipment, lawn mowers, tillers, tools, air conditioners, refrigerators, humidifiers, old motors, transformers, electrical equipment, power supplies, and car batteries.

Items not accepted:  paint and paint cans, wood furniture, other wood products, tires, household chemicals and weekly recycling items.  For a complete item listing, access WITS online at www.witsinc.org or call 314-558-0090.

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