Norton Healthcare, in conjunction with several community partners, will offer an Electronics and Prescription Drug Recycling Event on Saturday, July 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kosair Children’s Medical Center – Brownsboro, 4910 Chamberlain Lane (adjacent to Norton Brownsboro Hospital, near Costco).
The public is invited to bring old, broken and used electronic devices; expired child car seats (with cushions removed); old cellphones; fluorescent light bulbs; expired prescription medications; and other items from the list of recycling services below:
- Republic Services will dispose of paper, cardboard, aluminum and plastic.
- Iron Mountain will be on site with shredders to provide secure destruction of old paper files and personal documents. It also will provide secure bins to dispose of CDs/DVDs that will be shredded at the Iron Mountain facility.
- Louisville Metro Police Department will collect unused or expired medications.
- Creative Recycling Services will use state-of-the-art data security equipment and methodologies to securely remove proprietary information from computers and electronic devices.
- Republic Services, Iron Mountain and Creative Recycling Services staff will be on hand to remove items from vehicles.
The following electronic equipment will be accepted for recycling:
- Computers – CPUs and laptops, mainframes, peripherals
- Monitors – CRTs and flat screens; charge of $6 each (cash in exact amount only)
- Telephones, cellphones and telephone systems
- Fax machines, printers, copiers and other office equipment
- Televisions: charge of $13 per CRT TV (cash only in exact amount); charge of $18 per wood console or projection TV (cash only in exact amount)
- Banking and financial equipment
- Rechargeable batteries
- Electronic circuit boards and components
- Stereo equipment, electronic games, personal electronic devices
This recycling opportunity is part of Norton Healthcare’s GoNgreen initiative.