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Solid Waste Authority in Pennsylvania Forced to Close Electronics Recycling Program

Effective Oct. 31, the Electronics Recycling Program sponsored by the Clearfield County Solid Waste Authority and located at its recycling collection site at the jail will close.

This closure is due to circumstances that are complex and unfortunately out of the authority’s ability to control. It will also leave the authority without a contracted recycler to provide such services, said Jodi Brennan, CCSWA director.

“A few years ago, our state legislators passed and our then governor signed into law the Covered Device Recycling Act (CDRA), Act 108 of 2010, which requires manufacturers to provide recycling programs, at no cost to the public, for desktop computers, laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals and televisions sold to consumers in Pennsylvania,” she said.

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