By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

WCA holds e-waste collection and recycling event

 

March 22, 2023



Since the Wrangell Cooperative Association started offering e-waste recycling around 2016, IGAP technician Kim Wickman has been surprised to see growing demand for the service.

“We thought we would have less,” she said, after a few major purges cleared most of the backlog of old electronics off the island. “But minus the COVID year, we’ve had a bit of a steady increase as people are realizing the importance of it. We get a lot of phone calls over the year about when our next e-waste event is.”

Residents with old electronics crowding their closets and garages won’t need to wait...



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