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#1 of 2 Old 09-08-2008, 02:16 PM - Thread Starter
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latest news release from EPA talks about switching to digital tv...!OpenView

and from links on that page you can go to.....

Where Can I Donate or Recycle My Old Computer and Other Electronic Products?

Plug-In To eCycling with US EPA is a partnership between EPA and consumer electronics manufacturers, retailers, and service providers that offers you more opportunities to donate or recycle - to "eCycle" - your used electronics.

What should I do with my old TV?
This page actually deals with Digital Television Transition but scroll down and ou will see tha above topic and also a smal blurb about energy efficiency.
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DH and I are trying to figure out the best way to deal with eTrash. DH has a business doing computer service so he's got a fair amount of eTrash around. Also our neighbor gave him a CRT TV that was bigger than our current TV (well, ANY TV is bigger than ours... we have a 15") but it doesn't have any closed captioning device onboard so we're stuck with a TV I can't use (I'm deaf).

I've checked a lot of those places out but we're just not ready to spend the money yet. So I suggested to DH that we start an electronic graveyard in our basement. Maybe sometime it will be cheaper, or we will find a place within driving distance so we only pay the fee and not shipping, or whatever.

Homeschooling mama to 6 year old DD.

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