USA, Habitat NOLA, Vintage Tech Recyclers Offer Opportunity to Responsibly Dispose of Unused Electronics, Encourage Residents to ‘Do 1 Thing ENERGY STAR®’
By recycling old electronics products, useful materials such as glass, plastic and metal can be reused in the manufacture of other products. Among other benefits, recycling electronics minimizes the amount of hazardous waste in the landfills and the extraction of new raw materials from the earth.
In conjunction with the recycling event, consumers are being urged to “Do 1 Thing ENERGY STAR.” Replacing older TVs and computer monitors with new ENERGY STAR certified models helps consumers save energy and money while addressing climate change. Through the end of October, authorized local LG dealers are offering Instant Rebates of
To assure responsible recycling, the LG Electronics Recycling Program works only with certified recyclers, like Vintage Tech Recyclers, which is an e-Stewards, R2, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 certified electronics recycling company. Vintage Tech Recyclers ensures that all electronics are properly handled and recycled and all hard drives are protected using NIST 800-88 compliant software wiping.
At Saturday’s event, residents are encouraged to stay in their vehicles; Vintage Tech Recyclers personnel and volunteers will assist in unloading material. For more information, please call Vintage Tech at 630-305-0922.
TVs, VCRs, DVD players, camcorders, game consoles and joysticks, computers, laptops, CRT monitors, LCD monitors, mobile phones, printers, scanners, modems, CD drives, cables, keyboards, computer mice, telephones, pagers, answering machines, electric typewriters, calculators, adding machines, fax machines, copiers, postage meters, vacuum cleaners, toaster ovens and microwave ovens.
Items not accepted include:
Major appliances, light bulbs, devices containing mercury, alkaline batteries, fluorescent bulbs, household chemicals, toys, books and paint.
Vintage Tech Recyclers