E-media recycling to alternate between Mercer, Lawrence counties

The Herald – HERMITAGE – It’s been a few years since VHS tapes were considered the state of the art in home entertainment, but lots of people still have the recordings lying around their houses.  In the Shenango Valley, though, there are more than 200 fewer pounds of VHS tapes after an e-waste collection program sponsored by the Lawrence-Mercer County Recycling and Solid Waste department this week at the Hermitage Municipal Building. The session was the second in what will be a monthly event to help people dispose of odd types of items such as VHS tapes, compact disks, shoes and fluorescent lights. The recycling collections, which are free, will be held on a rotating basis in Lawrence and Mercer counties.

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