Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Post-Holiday Electronics Recycling Events!

Did you get a new iPod or DVD player or computer this holiday season? Don't throw the old one in the garbage -- recycle it!

WHEN & WHERE:
Saturday January 5th and Sunday January 6th, from 1:00 - 5:00 PM at 462 Marlborough Road (between Ditmas and Dorchester), Flatbush, Brooklyn

AND

Sunday, January 6, 2008 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Union Square Park, 17th Street and Broadway, Manhattan

WHY:
Discarded computers and electronics are toxic hazardous waste! Keep your unwanted electronics out of the landfill by bringing them to this neighborhood e-waste recycling event.

WHAT:
We will accept working and non-working:
- Computers (laptop & desktop) and Monitors
- 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,VCR & DVD Players
- Audio visual devices
- Radios/Stereos
- Cell Phones, pagers
- PDAs,Telecommunicat ion (phones, answering machines, etc.)
- Media (floppies, cd's, zips, VHS tapes)**

(please note: we cannot accept small household appliances such as microwaves and toasters)

**Gets sent to www.greendisk. com - if you have a lot of media please go to the website, pay a small fee, download an address label and send it directly to them.

All materials collected will be recycled via Lower East Side EcologyCenter's partnership with BuildItGreen. For more information, visit the Lower East Side Ecology Center's website.

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