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F.C. Recycling Event Collects 15 Tons of Electronics

A total of 30,632 pounds or 15.3 tons of electronics and computer equipment were collected at the City of Falls Church’s fall Recycling Extravaganza on Sept. 10.

Total weight of items collected and therefore kept out of the waste stream and the land fill were: 19,472 pounds of electronics; 136 TVs, estimated at 6,120 pounds; 144 computer monitors, estimated at 5,040 pounds; 11,160 pounds of CRTs; and 4.6 tons of paper was shredded (for free).

More than 550 vehicles brought items to the Recycling Extravaganza. The City’s next Recycling Extravaganza will be held in April.

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