Recycling electronic devices soon will be mandatory in Pa.
Starting Jan. 24, those devices will have to be recycled.
Himes says there are plenty of materials to mine from unwanted electronics, such as bits of copper, aluminum and gold.
There's no penalty on private citizens for failing to recycle old electronics – only on manufacturers who don't set up free recycling programs.
Certain stores will take old electronics and send them to recyclers.