Long line waits to recycle

By Gary Brode | gbrode@wcia.com

Published 04/12 2014 09:18PM

Updated 04/14 2014 09:52AM

CHAMPAIGN -- A county-wide recycling event had traffic backed up on Bradley Avenue, Saturday. Hundreds of people waited in line to drop off electronics; anything from televisions to computer parts and even Christmas lights.

Organizers say recycling these items has picked up. The event started at 8 am, but people got in line an hour and a half early. The electronics will be taken to Charleston and recycled. Organizers say they had about 150 cars per hour.

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