The Carbon County Department of Solid Waste has announced that it will hold its spring 2011 electronic recycling event on April 25 and 26 at the Lower Towamensing Township building.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on April 25, and noon to 6 p.m. on April 26.

During the two-day event, Carbon officials and Advanced Green Solutions, will accept electronics at no charge to Carbon County residents. Acceptable materials include: VCRs, DVD players, radios, stereo equipment, computer towers, printers, scanners, keyboards, laptops, hard drives, mainframe and telecom equipment, application (OEM) equipment, circuit boards of any kind, fax machines, typewriters, and telephones. Computer monitors will be accepted by Advanced Green Solutions with a $7 charge; TVs and air conditioners will be accepted with a $20 charge.

There will also be collection boxes for old cell phones and printer ink jet cartridges. Household appliances will not be accepted.

For more information, contact the Department of Solid Waste at (610) 852-5111.