Earlham College Information Technology Services (ITS)
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Computer & Electronic Recycling Event

Saturday, October 13, 2012

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Earlham College

Carpenter Hall Parking Lot

 

Recycling Fees:

Why do we charge recycling fees?

$5.00 Per Small Load (Car, etc.)

$25.00 Per Large Load (Pickup, Trailer, etc.)

$5.00 per CRT TV

 

Accepted Items:

Computers (desktops, laptops, servers, etc.), Monitors, Printers, Copiers, Scanners, Fax Machines, VCR/DVD Players, Telephones (cell, PDAs, wireless, old fashioned, etc.), Peripherals (keyboards, mice, cables, microphones, speakers, etc.), Microwaves, Gaming systems (X-Box, DS, Playstion, etc.), Power Supplies, Surge Protectors, Electric Motors, Storage Devices (CD's, DVD's, Floppy Disks, Thumb Drives, External Hard Drives, etc.), Network Devices (cable modems, wireless access points, etc.), Satellite Components ( controllers, dishes, cables, etc.), Cash registers, Flat Panel TVs

CRT TVs will be collected for an additional fee.

 

Questions? Contact Lynn McLemore at 765-983-1286.

 

Event co-sponsored by:

Earlham Center for Environmental Action
http://www.earlham.edu/center-environmental-action
 
RecycleForce
http://www.recycleforce.org

 

Why do we charge recycling fees?

The general fees per load are collected to help cover the cost of transporting the material to the Workforce facility in Indianapolis.

The fees for collection of TVs is due to the extra cost incurred by Workforce in properly processing TVs. This extra cost is due to the presence of toxic materials in the picture tube that have to be recovered in an Environmentally safe way.

What should I do if I have large quantities of equipment?

Ideally this recycling drive is set up to collect small quantities of equipment from private citizens, non-profit groups, or small businesses, on an annual basis. If you have a business that has a large quantity of equipment to recycle, or you want to clear it out more than once a year, you can contact RecycleForce directly to make the necessary arrangements.

Please contact Tom Gray at 317-532-1367 for more details.

 

Collection Data:

February 2007 - 12,596 pounds

November 2007 - 20,123 pounds

October 2008 - 26,729 pounds

October 2009 - 26,159 pounds

October 2010 - 18,100 pounds

November 2011 - 17,555 pounds

Total - 121,262 pounds, nearly 61 TONS!!!

 

 

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