FAIR LAWN, N.J., Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AnythingIT, Inc., (OTCBB:ANYI), a leading information technology electronics recycler and e-waste handler serving both government and commercial markets, will be hosting a Consumer Electronics Recycling Event on Thursday, January 9, 2014 from 10am – 2pm. The event will allow the general public to recycle unwanted, displaced and unused consumer electronics at no cost at AnythingIT's headquarters, located at 17-09 Zink Place, Fair Lawn, N.J. 07410.
All materials received at the event will be recycled in an environmentally friendly manner by AnythingIT, an e-Stewards Certified company and NJDEP Class D Permit Holder. Every pound of material received will be sorted and recycled with material of similar composition with downstream accountability.
David Bernstein, CEO at AnythingIT states, "We encourage residents to take advantage of this opportunity by dropping off their old computer equipment so they can be disposed of responsibly. AnythingIT is dedicated to our local community and the environment. With the coming holidays, I am sure many household will be purchasing the latest technology devices, leaving the older systems and products to collect dust in the basements and attics across the region. This is a rare opportunity for our local community to be rid of these items without proving caustic to the environment."
Equipment eligible for drop off; Consumer electronics, including laptops, desktop computers, flat screen monitors, tablets and e-readers, CRT monitors, Televisions, DVD/CD/Blu-Ray players, cassette players and home audio equipment, microwave ovens, video game consoles, wireless and cellular products, chargers, networking equipment, camera and video equipment, household products and other computer equipment. Smart Phones or Cellphones that are received will be provided to a non-profit organization that provides telecommunications for domestic violence and abusive situations. Working Laptops that are received will be given to returning military personnel and veterans through the "Work Vessels for Vets" organization.
The Following Items are Not Accepted; Refrigerators, Air Conditioners and anything that uses a coolant, such as Freon, to function. Propane containers, fuel storage containers and anything that uses a fuel storage for functionality where the fuel source is intact.
AnythingIT is a leading asset management vendor and e-waste handler serving OEM's, Equipment Resellers, government and enterprise clients. Services provided by the company include: data scrubbing, shredding, inventory management, repair and remarketing of equipment and recycling of parts and materials. AnythingIT has been operating since 1992 and is a GSA Schedule Holder who has achieved R2 and ISO 14001 certification.
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