Showing posts with label recycle. Show all posts
Showing posts with label recycle. Show all posts

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Reminders: Recycle your e-waste today



Reps from the the Lower East Side Ecology Center will be on Avenue A (between Ninth Street and 10th Street) today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ... where they'll be accepting your old (or new maybe) electronics.

And as noted on Friday, here's the list of items they'll accept during the e-waste-apalooza:

• 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
• Video games
• Cell phones, pagers, PDAs
• Telecommunication (phones, answering machines, etc.)

There are some e-waste items that we accept, but we charge a recycling fee for:
Media such as CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, and cassette tapes
Computer battery backup systems (Uninterruptible Power Supply [UPS])

FAQ page here.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Recycle your e-waste Sunday on Avenue A


[EVG office photo from March 2018]

This Sunday, you may bring your working — and non-working! — electronics to Tompkins Square Park for a recycling event hosted by the Lower East Side Ecology Center.

The recycling action happens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain or shine!) on Avenue A between Ninth Street and 10th Street.

And here is the list of items they'll accept:

• 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
• Video games
• Cell phones, pagers, PDAs
• Telecommunication (phones, answering machines, etc.)

There are some e-waste items that we accept, but we charge a recycling fee for:
Media such as CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, and cassette tapes
Computer battery backup systems (Uninterruptible Power Supply [UPS])

FAQ page here.

If you can't bring your unwanted electronics here, then at least leave the items in a public place where someone can photograph them for a future EVG post.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Finally, someone who will gladly accept your unwanted electronics



Sorry for zero notice on this... a reader just shared that this was going on today via the Lower East Side Ecology Center...

March 20, 10 am - 4 pm, Tompkins Square Park Avenue A between East Ninth Street and East 10th Street

Bring your unwanted electronics to our e-waste collection event.

We will accept working and non-working:

• Computers, monitors, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice, cables,
• TVs (all sizes),
• VCR & DVD players,
• Phones, audio/visual equipment,
• Video games
• Cell phones

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Legally dump your old electronics today at Tompkins Square Park



The e-waste recycling event is underway on Avenue A between East Ninth Street and East 10th Street … until 4 p.m.


[Photo by EVG reader Robert F.]

The e-wasters are accepting: Computers, monitors, printers, TVs… and everything listed on the flyer…

It's your chance to properly dispose of this!


(And this isn't what the cranes are on Avenue A right now…