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  • Date: June 27, 2020
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Community Electronics Recycling at give IT. get IT. (formerly SKILLS’ eWaste Alternatives) of 60 Industrial Street in Waterville:

All Maine households and businesses are welcome to use this service. give IT. get IT. reuses computer equipment to help disadvantaged people all over New England – and can properly recycle most other household electronics too.

Computer reconditioning
When you use our recycling services, you fill our pipeline of reusable technology that we use to provide disadvantaged Mainers will low or no-cost computers and laptops.

Self-service electronics recycling is available 7 days a week during daylight hour5s from 7am to 5pm. Acceptable materials during these hours are televisions, monitors, printers, and set top boxes such as VCRs, DVD players, game consoles, cable and satellite boxes, network gear. There are containers marked for these materials in the shed in the front parking lot. These items are accepted and processed for free.

Full-service recycling is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7am to 2pm. During these times, additional device types are accepted such as desktop and laptop computers, servers, radios, copiers, typewriters, projectors, batteries and most other electronics. Computers are always processed for free, but fees will apply to most of these other devices. Please call (207) 872-2615 when you arrive so our staff can admit you and these items inside our facility. Recycling fees can only be paid for with cash at this time.

We do not accept devices with refrigerants (dehumidifiers, air conditioners), light bulbs, leaking batteries or items containing mercury. To protect your personal information, we strongly recommend you only drop off computers during full service hours, inside the facility.

We are pleased to continue providing this community/environmental service and ask that all visitors respect the property, avoid breakage and follow these guidelines. The property is under surveillance and pilfering or illegal dumping will be prosecuted. If you have any questions, please call (207) 872-2615.

Thank You

2 Comments

  1. Mark

    Can I send my used laptop in the mail?
    I live in Bangor and have no transportation.
    Thank you.

    • Jim Darroch

      Hi Mark,

      Thank you for asking. Yes, we’d be most grateful for your computer via mail and we’re working on a program where we’ll pre-paid shipping boxes to kind people like you so you won’t have to pay to mail it to us. We’re adding you to our database so we can notify you when this program is ready (hopefully by the end of the year). Thanks again!

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