Electronics, tires and more will be accepted this Saturday during Texas Recycles Day at the Midland College Chaparral Center.

Texas Recycles Day is a statewide campaign aimed towards education and awareness about the benefits of waste reduction and recycling. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14 at the Midland College Chaparral Center located at 3600 N. Garfield Street in Midland.

The items that will be accepted include:



Alluminum, Cardboard, Paper, and Plastic

Document Shredding (up to 3 standard file boxes)

Accepted Electronics for Recycling

Computers (Desktops & Laptops)

Printers (Ink or Toner)

Computer Accessories (Mice, Keyboards, Webcams, Speakers, Microphones etc.)

Computer Monitors (CRT, LCD, LED)

Televisions (CRT, LCD, LED, Plasma, 3D)

Microwave Ovens (Non PCB)

Copiers/Fax Machines



Cell Phones & Chargers

GPS Units




Answering Machines

MP3 Players


Radios/Boomboxes/CD Players etc.

Storage Devices (External Hard Drives, Solid State Drives, SD Cards, Memory Cards, Card Readers, etc.)

Audio Equipment (Speakers, Microphones, DJ Equipment, Receivers, Recording Devices, Headphones, etc.)

Video Equipment (Cameras, Video Cameras, Web Cams, Recording Devices, etc.)

Communications Equipment

Medical Testing Equipment

Laboratory Equipment

Circuit Boards

Cables, Wires, Power Cords, Power Strips

Anything else with a circuit board

No paint or batteries will be accepted. Latex paint only can be taken to the Habitat for Humanity Re-Store. Vehicle batteries can be taken to Mid-Tex Battery & Electric. Salvation Army will also collect gently used household items.

Organizers also will not accept glass, Styrofoam, hard or soft backed books, pallets or blueprints.

For more information or to volunteer call Keep Midland Beautiful at 432-688-7745 or email sue@keepmidlandbeautiful.org.


Media Contact: Keep Midland Beautiful Executive Director Amanda Byrom