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Recycling Event Scheduled for September 23, 2010

New Holstein Utilities is offering another lamp, ballast and electronics recycling day on Thursday, September 23, 2010. Materials may be brought to the New Holstein Utilities garage, located behind the Senior Center on Park Avenue, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Please be aware that there is a fee to have these items disposed of and you will be charged for the items that you want to have recycled. New Holstein Utilities will accept cash or a personal check as payment.

To view the recycling service fees click here.

Items that will be accepted include incandescent, fluorescent, metal halide, mercury vapor, and high pressure sodium lamps. All four and eight foot fluorescent lamps must be placed in their original cartons or a box, closed, and taped shut to secure the materials during transportation. Please write the number of lamps in the cartons on the outside of the box. Please place all other types of lamps in boxes as well.

Batteries (car batteries are not accepted) containing alkaline, nickel cadmium, lead acid, mercury or lithium will be accepted for disposal/recycling. The ends of the alkaline batteries must be taped with electrical tape or they will not be accepted. This is due to federal transportation laws.

Computer components accepted will include CPUs, monitors, printers and keyboards. We will also accept televisions and other electronic items as now required by state law. As of September 1, 2010, most electronic items will not be accepted at landfills or via normal waste disposal pick up. These items must be recycled.

New Holstein Utilities reserves the right to deny acceptance of any product. If you have any questions, please contact the NHU office at 898-5776.