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Old TVs plaguing recycling sites

June 13, 2013

Photo by Colin Deppen Thursday's meeting of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority included discussion of the growing problem surrounding the influx of discarded television sets now overwhelming recycling centers. Pictured from left to right are: Bekki Titchner, Michele Nestor of the National Recycling Coalition, and Russ Braun.

RIDGWAY - The Elk County Solid Waste Authority has a problem with television.
While the glory days of T.V. may be behind us, the small screens are becoming an immediate and pressing concern to the authority which is increasingly burdened by discarded, antiquated TV sets pouring in from neighboring municipalities, with no where to put them.

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