PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Don't throw away that old TV when you switch to a digital set.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality suggests keeping the old TV as a second TV for games, videos or DVDs.
Or, the agency says, it could be donated to a secondhand store.
Officials note that many old TVs will still work fine when the nation moves to all-digital broadcasting in February.
But starting in January, Oregonians will be able to recycle their old TVs -- along with computers and monitors -- for free through the "Oregon E-Cycles" program that manufacturers pay for.