Free Electronics Recycling Event

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From the Office of  Joe Addabbo, Jr.:
New York State Senator Joe Addabbo, Jr., is sponsoring a free, post-holiday recycling event at his district office, in collaboration with representatives from e-Green Management, LLC.  Recycle your unwanted electronic equipment; two trucks will be available to collect your old, outdated items to make room for new equipment.
Participate in an environmentally responsible free event that will prevent your electronic waste from entering into a landfill and polluting our environment.  e-Green promotes “zero waste to landfill” ethics and operates “cradle to cradle” under all Federal, State and local regulations to ensure the responsible recycling of all e-waste collected.  e-Green will recycle your unwanted electronic equipment, including:  computers, fax machines, scanners, laptops, monitors, typewriters, copiers, cameras, cell phones, televisions, printers, telephones, servers, PDAs, batteries.
WHERE:
Senator Joe Addabbo, Jr.  –  District Office,  159-53 102nd Street,
Howard Beach, New York    11414
WHEN:
Saturday,  January 9, 2010,  10 AM – 3 PM
Once the equipment is accepted here, the following process takes place:  all hazardous components (batteries on circuit boards and portable equipment, mercury switches, toxic capacitors, fluorescent lamps,  leaded glass from monitors, etc.) will be extracted prior to destruction. These are then disposed of in an environmentally sound manner, exceeding Federal and State regulations. Non-hazardous materials (paper, plastic, metal, glass, etc.) are recycled. All material assigned to destruction is totally disassembled, shredded, incinerated or a combination of these.
For more information about this event or e-waste recycling, please contact Senator Addabbo’s district office at 718-738-1111.
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