Recycling event slated in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM – State Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara will host a free electronics recycling event Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Time Warner Cable, 4848 Route 30.

Items that can be recycled include: cell phones, handheld games/game consoles, televisions, laptops and MP3 players.

Items that will not be accepted include: batteries, bulbs, smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, thermostats, humidifiers/dehumidifiers, household hazardous waste (paints, thinners, chemicals), console or projection televisions, kitchen appliances, air conditioners and any liquids/powders/fluorescent lights.

All of the proceeds will be donated to the Horace J. Inman Senior Center, a news release said.

For more information, call Tkaczyk at 455-2470.