New Laws for the disposal of electronics have gone into effect as of 1/1/2015. Please read this information for proper disposal of computers, printers, TV sets, stereo equipment, etc.
The following devices are no longer allowed in the trash dumpster:
Covered electronic equipment does not include: any motor vehicle or any part thereof; camera or video camera; portable or stationary radio; household appliances such as clothes washers, clothes dryers, refrigerators, freezers, microwave ovens, ovens, ranges or dishwashers; equipment that is functionally or physically part of a larger piece of equipment intended for use in an industrial, research and development or commercial setting; security or anti-terrorism equipment; monitoring and control instrument or system; thermostat; hand-held transceiver; telephone of any type; portable digital assistant or similar device; calculator; global positioning system (GPS) receiver or similar navigation device; a server other than a small-scale server; a cash register or retail self checkout system; a stand-alone storage product intended for use in industrial, research and development or commercial settings; commercial medical equipment that contains within it a cathode ray tube, a flat panel display or similar video display device, and is not separate from the larger piece of equipment; or other medical devices as that term is defined under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
* If you are unsure if your electronic device is covered by this law, please or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see this site for more information http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/66872.html
The closest disposal center to
Spruce Grove Marina is:
County Route 12
Central Square, NY
Additional locations are at major retailers, such as Office Max, Staples, Wal-Mart and so on. (Verify with the store before going there to ensure they are taking part in this program.) There should be no cost to you, other than the time to take your items to the stores.