In 2012, over 1,200 residents participated in E-cycling day in Tuscaloosa and Northport and this year organizers are expecting more.

On September 6th & 7th, The West Alabama Chamber of Commerce, The City of Tuscaloosa and The City of Northport will host the annual electronics recycling collection event for West Alabama. This year collections will again be taken in the back parking lot of the University Mall and will operate from 9am-3pm each day.

The most comonly asked question is, "What is E-cycling?" Well, it's the recycling of old electronic equipment for refurbishment or demanufacturing.

Acceptable items are:

  • Laptop Computers
  • Desktop Computers
  • Computer Monitors
  • Mainframes
  • Midranges
  • Keyboards
  • Input Devices
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Fax Machines
  • Copiers
  • Digital Cameras
  • Camcorders
  • Personal Digital Assistants
  • Handheld Devices
  • Video Game Systems
  • Printer Cartridges
  • Cell Phones
  • Telephones
  • Record Players
  • 8-Track Players
  • Typewriters
  • Stereos
  • CD Players
  • Projectors
  • VCRs
  • CB Radios
  • Network Equipment
  • Computer Parts
  • Cables
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies

There will be no charge for dropping off less than 10 computers (or the rough equivalent).

Anyone planning to drop off a large amount of equipment (the equivalent of 10 computers or more) MUST contact the Chamber of Commerce ahead of time.

For more information, call the Chamber at (205) 758-7588 or send an e-mail.