Electronic items can be dropped at event Oct. 5

An “electronics drop-off day” to support Catholic Charities will be held Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 508 Breckenridge Lane.

People are encouraged to recycle old household electronic items and raise money for Catholic Charities, while also helping to protect the environment, a news release from Catholic Charities said.

Among the items that will be accepted at the “drop-off day” will be cables, CD-ROM drives, cellular telephones, circuit boards, computer speakers, CPU’s, cathode ray tube monitors, docking stations, DVD players, fax machines, hard drives, keyboards, laptop computers, LCD monitors, mainframe computers, microwave ovens, modems, PDAs, personal copiers, printers, processor chips, scanners, servers, speakers, tape and disc drives, televisions, VCR players and more.

Items that will not be accepted include batteries, light bulbs, ballasts and appliances. All items will be accepted free with the exceptions of TV’s, LCD & CRT monitors and microwaves. A $5 charge will apply to those items.

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