Tuesday, March 22, 2011

E-Waste Recycling Event, Part 2

The E-Waste event this past Saturday was a huge success. More than 30,000 lbs (15 tons) of electronics were collected and trucked away by WeRecycle. Check out the photos from the event, above.

One event down, one to go. This Saturday, March 26th, from 10 am to 4pm, join the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID and the Lower East Side Ecology Center for an electronics recycling event, sponsored by City Council Member Steve Levin.

This event will take place on Fifth Avenue between Sterling & Douglass (in front of Key Food's lot).

Here's what will be accepted:

Computers (laptops & desktops, servers, mainframes)
Printers, scanners, fax-machines, copiers *Network devices (routers, hubs, modems, etc.)
Peripherals (keyboards, mice, cables, etc.)
Components (hard drives, CD-ROMs, circuit boards, power supplies, etc.)
TVs, VCRs, & DVD Players
Audio-visual equipment
Cell phones, pagers, PDAs
Telecommunication (phones, answering machines, etc.)
NOT accepted: home appliances such microwaves, refrigerators, or air conditioners.

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