State to Ban Computers and Cell Phones from Landfills

AUGUST 22, 2006 - Posted at 7:24 a.m. CDT

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Arkansas will ban computers, cell phones and other electronics from landfills starting in 2008.

The state has a free program continuing through September 30 for those who want to dispose of their old monitors, computers and other electronics.  The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and a federal agency are offering the service.

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