Thursday, May 15, 2008

LP Field serves as computer drop-off site

Davidson County A roundup has begun at LP Field in which you can drop off old computers, along with many other no-longer-want ed electronic de vices. The event will last through Saturday. Vanderbilt University is among the sponsors, along with Apple and Canon. "Computers — especially monitors and screens — are difficult to get rid of," Bill Tyler, with MacAuthority, said Wednesday. "We're already filling up trucks and pallets." MacAuthority is one of the drop-off sites, at 2018 Lindell Ave., at I-65 and the Wedgewood exit. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Friday, schools, government and nonprofit agencies can take electronics to LP Field. Groups should pre-register at tennessee.power On Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., the public is invited to leave items that can include: computers, monitors, printers, copiers, fax machines, TVs, cell phones, iPods and mp3 players and game consoles. What can't be recycled are household appliances, smoke detectors, hair dryers, micro waves and contaminated or hazardous equipment. — ANNE

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