E-Waste Recycling Event This Sunday at First Unitarian Church: Drop Off Your Working and Non-Working Electronics


After you drop off your new or gently used children’s goods at Pierrepont Park this Sunday (see last post), head over to the First Unitarian Church on Pierrepont St. to drop off your working and non-working electronics between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Dig out all those old cellphones and laptops taking up space in your drawers and closets. And remember: It’s illegal to throw out your electronics in the trash.

From the Lower East Side Ecology Center:

Items accepted:

Computers (laptops & desktops, servers, mainframes)
Monitors (CRT and flatscreen)
Network devices (routers, hubs, modems, etc.)
Peripherals (keyboards, mice, cables, cords, chargers, etc.)
Tablets and e-readers
Components (hard drives, CD-ROMs, circuit boards, power supplies, etc.)
Printers under 100 pounds, scanners, fax machines, etc
TVs, VCRs, DVRs, DVD & Blu-ray Players
Digital Converter Boxes, Cable/Satellite Receivers
Portable music players
Audio-visual equipment
Cell phones, pagers, PDAs
Telecommunication (phones, answering machines, etc.)

Items NOT accepted:

Batteries (except lead-acid batteries from UPS (uninterrupted power supplies) systems,
rechargeable batteries can be dropped off for recycling at any store that sells them, also check out IKEA and Staples stores for battery recycling.
Media, such as disks, DVDs, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, etc.
Please visit greendisk.com to purchase a shipping label to get these items recycled.
For more information, visit our FAQ’s .
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