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Queens residents will have the chance to get rid of their unwanted electronics at two e-waste recycling events taking place this Saturday.

The Lower East Side Ecology Center will set up a collection event at St. Anastasia Church at 45-14 245th St. in Douglaston on Saturday, April 22. The collection will run from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and will be conducted rain or shine.

On the same day, the group will collect unwanted electronics in Maspeth at Maspeth Federal Savings Bank, located at 56-18 69th St. The event will run from 1 p.m. until 4 and will also happen rain or shine.

Accepted materials at the two events include working and non-working computers, monitors, printers, scanners, keyboards, computer mice, televisions, VCRs, DVD players, phones, cell phones, audio/visual equipment and PDAs.

E-waste recycling has been required by New York State law since Jan. 1, 2015.

For more information, contact the Lower East Side Ecology Center at 212-477-4022 or visit their website.

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