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I've heard that you can't throw away some electronics, but I had no idea about these other items...

Sometimes I go through phases where I tear apart the house and throw away everything. It's only come back to bite me a few times. Well, a few weeks ago, I got a little cleaning crazy again. I was throwing away things that I don't use anymore. One of those things was a keyboard (who has a desktop anymore, tbh?).

*Cue screeching tire sounds*

I was breaking the law.

While this certainly isn't my first time breaking the law, it was definitely my most unintentional.

Nope, you can't throw away keyboards. Or a computer mouse. Or any other devices that are sold exclusively for external use with a computer.

Turns out, electronics are just the tip of the iceberg.

According to the State of Indiana website, electronics include the following:
Computer monitors
Computers (including desktops, laptops, and tablets)
Fax machines
Peripherals (including keyboards, mice, external hard drives, printers, all-in-one printer/scanner/copiers, projectors, and any other devices that are sold exclusively for external use with a computer and provide input into or output from a computer)
DVD players (including gaming systems that are able to play DVDs)
Digital photo frames
Digital media players
iPods/MP3 players
DVR/TiVo devices (including cable boxes and satellite boxes, but not satellite dishes)
Portable GPS navigation systems

The more you know, right?



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