computer monitorThe Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will host Blue Star Recyclers’ electronics recycling drive on Saturday, Jan. 17.

The recycling event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of the zoo, according to a news release.

“The public is welcome to drop off just about anything that plugs in,” the release said, with an exception for refrigerators, freezers and air-conditioning units. “Many recyclables will be taken free of charge. More complicated and toxic products like televisions, computer monitors, printers and florescent light bulbs will be accepted for a small fee.”

All fees and donations are tax deductible, according to the release. Fees include:

$1 per inch for televisions (measured diagonally);

$5 for hard drive destruction;

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$5 for printers, copiers, fax machines and small appliances;

free for computer towers and laptops;

free for cell phones;

free for batteries; and

free for christmas lights.

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