Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Recycle Electronic Waste Day October 27

photo by Floyd Wilde
The 10th annual City of Birmingham Recycles Day will be held Wednesday, October 27 to give all citizens of metro Birmingham the opportunity to recycle their electronic waste and yellow pages. To make it even more convenient to participate, a drive-thru service will be offered.

Accepted Items for Recycles Day:
Yellow Pages, Personal Computers, Televisions, Monitors, LCD TVs, Flat Screen Monitors, VCRs, Radios, Stereos, DVD players, Microwaves, Power Supplies, Rechargeable Batteries, Vacuums, Banking Equipment, Telephones, Pagers, Networking Equipment, Laptops, Keyboards, Mice, Power Cables, Non-Hazardous Medical Equipment, Printers, Copy Machines, Servers, Hubs, Ink Cartridges, Toner Cartridges, Remotes, Modems, Projectors, Cameras

Unaccepted Items for Recycles Day:
Refrigerators, Washers, Clothes Dryers, Dish Washers, Mercury Containing Devices (Thermometers, Fire Alarms), Hazardous Chemicals/Materials, Light Bulbs, Florescent Bulbs, Bio Waste

Please come out and support this event. It's FREE!

WHERE: Linn Park, Short 20th Street
(Boutwell Auditorium, if inclement weather)
WHEN: Wednesday, October 27, 2010
TIME: 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Environmental groups will also be on site to educate the public about environmental impacts and recycling.

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