Is it better for the environment to dispose of my old TV, even though it still works, and buy a new TV?
No, disposing of TV sets is not a good environmental practice as there are harmful components such as lead in the picture tube that can cause pollution and health problems. It is better to keep the TV set, get a converter box, and save money! You can donate working TV sets to several charities by calling YSU re:CREATE, at 330-941-2238.

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1. When is the curbside recycling pick-up in my neighborhood?
2. Is it better for the environment to dispose of my old TV, even though it still works, and buy a new TV?
3. What is The Green Team?
4. I have household items that I no longer need or want but that are still in usable condition. It seems a shame to just put them out with the trash.
5. How can I recycle?
6. When my TV set stops working and can not be repaired, should I recycle it?
7. If I have a paid TV service such as cable or satellite, do I need a converter box?
8. Do I have to purchase a high definition TV (HDTV)?
9. I have an older style, working TV set with an antenna. Will I have to get rid of the TV in order to receive broadcasts?
10. I have items that are not accepted at the curb or drop-off sites. Can I still recycle them?