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Household electronics disposal event at Antioch High School April 20

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The Antioch Community High School Environmental Club is teaming with 5R Processors Ltd. of Ladysmith, Wis., to help Lake County and the surrounding communities properly dispose of household electronics at no cost.

5R Processors will be set up in the school parking lot at 1133 Main St. Antioch, on Friday, April 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., where they will accept old or obsolete electronics equipment.

The event is open to the general public. 5R Processors is R2 and ISO 14001 certified.

5R Processors will be accepting most consumer electronics and home office equipment including: computers, monitors, laptops, printers, TVs, stereo equipment, cellphones, microwaves, large household appliances, and more.

Appliances containing Freon, such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and dehumidifiers, will be accepted for a fee of $25. Cathode-ray tubes and TVs/monitors with broken glass will be accepted for $10 each.

Department of Defense-approved hard drive cleansing services will also be available for $10. Hard drive cleansing is done at 5R Processors' main facility and the hard drives are not returned.

For more information and a complete list of acceptable items visit the Recycling Events page at or call (800) 689-2303.