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Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Thousands of WLTX viewers have helped properly disposed of tons ofwaste that otherwise would have gone to alandfill.

The WLTX Richland Recycle Day was held Friday at the State Fairgrounds. Richland County Solid Waste employee collected tires, household chemicals, and old electronics.

Preliminary numbers show 1,338 cars came through, bringing with them 50,000 pounds of hazardous household waste and 125,000 of electronic waste.

We want to thank everyone who came out and made this event such a success!

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