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Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Kris Murray of Metech Recycling tosses a circuit board into a recycling bin at the University of Utah on Friday, April 20, 2012. The Salt Lake Valley Health Department together with Samsung Electronics, Salt Lake City, and the University of Utah held a free one-day electronic waste collection event. Residents were allowed to drop off televisions, computers, printers, cellphones, and any other scrap electronic items.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake Valley Health Department — together with Samsung Electronics, Salt Lake City, and the University of Utah — held a free one-day electronic waste collection event on Friday at the U.

Area residents brought televisions, computers, printers, cellphones, and other scrap electronic items to be recycled.