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Frequently Asked Questions

Accurate Recovery is often asked what are acceptable forms of recyclable electronic and which ones cannot be recycled. We will gladly recycle the following:

  • Cds
  • Tapes
  • CEW (Electronic Waste with Screen Display)*
  • CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) Monitors & TVs
  • LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Monitors & TVs
  • LED (Light Emitting Diode) Monitors & TVs
  • Plasma televisions
  • Projection televisions
  • Laptop PCs
  • DVD Players
  • * Units with 4″ Screen or Larger
  • Computers & Peripherals
  • Desktop PCs
  • Servers
  • Network Equipment
  • Main Frame Computers
  • Telecom Equipment
  • Keyboards & Mice
  • Hard Drives
  • Zip Drives
  • Power Supply Units
  • Computer Peripherals
  • Office Products**
  • Printers
  • Copiers
  • Fax Machines
  • Laser Scanners
  • Multi-Function Devices
  • Car Stereos
  • **Paper, toner & ink must be removed from all Office Product Units.
  • Consumer Electronics
  • VCRs
  • Compact Disc Players
  • Calculators
  • Telephones
  • Cell Phones (Remove Li-ion battery)
  • Digital Cameras (Remove battery)
  • Personal Electronics (hair dryers, etc.)
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Stereo Equipment
  • Speakers (Non-Wood Speakers Only)
  • Electronic Cables
  • Video Game Consoles
  • Small Kitchen Appliances (mixers, toasters, etc.)
*** A fee may apply to the following acceptable electronic items with the exception of CEWs and Complete Computers.

Scrap Film:

WE BUY MEDICAL, LITHOGRAPHIC AND INDUSTRIAL FILM

Accurate Recovery Systems buys and processes scrap and outdated x-ray film generated by the medical, printing and industrial communities. Our local area of service includes hospitals, medical offices, printers, newspapers and industrial film users located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware and Maryland. Containers will be delivered to your facility for collection of the scrap and picked up when filled. We will arrange shipment for out-of-area customers.

• Film is handled in compliance with HIPAA regulations. After the film is chemically washed, the plastic is recycled. In special situations where film is not suitable for washing, it is incinerated and refined.

• Medical Film in Jackets: ARS personnel will remove film from jackets. Once removed, all jackets and records are sent to a paper mill for destruction.

• Certificates of Destruction provided upon request.

• Dark Room Scrap and Dry View Film are chemically washed and the plastic residue recycled.

• Purging of Outdated Film.

EP Catheter Tips:

We will purchase and process your EP catheter wires on a refined basis. By doing so, you receive optimum value for the metal you ship and your EP LAB gets a sizeable return.

No separation of brand wires is required in your preparation. Just place the material in the plastic bag included in the mailing kit, and leave the rest to us. You will be amazed by your return!

When the material is received at our facility, it is weighed (troy ounces) and assigned a receipt number for tracking purposes. To complete this phase, a letter of acknowledgement will be sent to inform you of the status of your material.

Settlement will be made within four to six weeks from date of receipt. Pricing is established on the date of settlement and is based on the current published market price. A detailed description of the transaction will be included with your payment.

INDUSTRIAL AND OTHER MEDICAL SCRAP

We buy and process other types of platinum scrap generated by the medical and industrial communities. Please contact us to discuss your material.

As a bonus, your postage will be refunded.

Unacceptable Items:

All Non-Electronic Waste – Items that do not have both a circuit board and a power cord.

All Batteries including household, car and computer batteries.

Battery Powered cord Consumer Products, such as power tools, toys, remote control units and portable radios.
All Lamps, such as incandescent light bulbs, fluorescent light bulbs, etc.

Hazardous Household Waste: pesticides, paint, used oil, or cleaning supplies.

Contaminated Electronic Waste, such as medical equipment that has not been de-contaminated.

Large Household Appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, ovens, water heaters and air conditioners.

All Wood, including wood-encased stereo speakers.

All Mercury Containing Devices, such as electric irons, thermostats and switches.

Pressurized Containers, such as fire extinguishers and propane canisters.

Microwave Ovens.

Radioactive Devices

Furniture

PRECIOUS METAL RECLAMATION & RECOVERY

We serve industries that are both large and small with integrated precious metal reclamation and recovery services. Our knowledgeable specialists will be happy to provide a sample analysis and a quote for your precious metal recovery needs.

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