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City Holds Electronic Collection

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A call to recycle old electronics in the city of Erie brought out a lot of people who are apparently thinking green.

There was a long line of cars out early this morning for the special one day collection.

People lined up to get rid of their outdated TVs and computers. It was combined with the city's yearly old tire drop-off.

The city worked with Sunnking Electronics Recycling, a New York state based company, to pick up things that by law, the city can no longer pick up with your regular trash, or in their month long spring cleanup.

"For the four weeks that we had the spring cleanup every day there were... stereos, TV's, computers left out, and then we'd leave the tag on why we wouldn't pick it up," said Pete Petriani of the Erie Streets Department. 

To find out how to recycle your computers any day of the year, click here.

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