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Perrysburg residents can recycle DVDs, VHS for free

PERRYSBURG, OH (Toledo News Now) -

ThePerrysburg Department of Public Service now has a permanent drop off kiosk forresidents to recycle their unwanted media, such as DVDs, CDs and VHS tapes.

Thekiosk will be available Monday through Friday, and there's no fee for residentsor the city. The tab will be picked up by a Toledo company called ReCellOne.Everything donated will be destroyed and recycled. All personal information issecurely destroyed, as well.

Cityemployees say recycling these items that normally get thrown away makes a bigdifference.

"Thereare 20,000 people living in Perrysburg. If each person donates one more thing,or recycles one more thing, then it makes a big impact," said Judy Hagen,program coordinator for Perrysburg Recycling. "It's what we call the power ofone."

Thenew program launches this Friday, ‘America Recycles Day.'

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