Thank you Waupun Utilities’ customers for the overwhelming response to our electronics recycling event September 12th! Over the four hours, you dropped off almost 44,000 pounds (22 tons!) of electronics which included nearly 400 TVs of all sizes. We trust that the time spent waiting in line was worth keeping these items out of the landfill. We appreciate your dedication to cleaning up our environment.
Here is a breakdown of what was recycled:
CRT TVs: 18,831 lbs.
Projection/console TVs: 3089 lbs.
Flat panel TVs: 3033 lbs.
Computers: 1348 lbs.
Consumer Scrap: 5658 lbs.
Items with Freon and microwaves: 11,784 lbs.
Total: 43,743 lbs.
Photo Credit: Eric Kostecki, Energy Services Representative