Saturday, January 15, 2011

Reminder: This Sunday, Electronic Waste Recycling At Prospect Park

photo credit: Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak

If you got new electronic toys for Christmas and don't want to just throw out the old, you may want to bring it to the Electronic Waste Recycling event in Prospect Park on January 16th. It's a great way to get a green start to 2011.


Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Renewed for the New Year!
Here's a chance to start off your New Year on the right foot. Or footprint! Whether it's clothes you've been meaning to get rid of, your holiday tree, or that old electronic gadget that you just upgraded, here's a chance to do the right thing with your waste.


Electronic Waste Recycling at Prospect Park
January 16, 2011 | 10:00am - 4:00pm

Prospect Park West and 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
info@lesecologycenter.org

The Ecology Center is bringing its 8th Annual "After the Holidays" E-waste Events to Prospect Park this January to help you responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets. Help us meet our goal of collecting 100 tons this January by spreading the word to your friends and neighbors! A list of acceptable materials can be found here and we accept electronics from households and small businesses (less than 50 employees, please call ahead) as well as not-for-profits. We do not accept home appliances such as microwaves, refrigerators, or air conditioners.

Directions:
Transit: Take the F or G train to 7th Avenue, walk 4 blocks east to Prospect Park West and 6 blocks north to 3rd Street, or take the B67 or B69 bus to 7th Avenue and 3rd Street and walk 4 blocks east.
Driving: Take Prospect Park West south from Grand Army Plaza to 3rd Street, the event will be on the left side of the street or take 3rd Street to the intersection with Prospect Park West and the event will be directly in front of you.

We would like to thank Prospect Park Alliance and the Department of Parks and Recreation for hosting this event and thank Tekserve for sponsoring the event.


REMEMBER: January 16, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bring your old electronics to Prospect Park West and 3rd St for them to be recycled and kept of out landfills! The Lower East Side Ecology Center is bringing its 8th Annual "After the Holidays" E-waste Event to Prospect Park to help you responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets. Help them meet their goal of collecting 100 tons this January by spreading the word to your friends and neighbors.

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3 comments:

Allyn Howard said...

Thanks for the info!! I have a broken old scanner that's been sitting in my studio for ages.

ES said...

Great news. Also, here's an FAQ from the website which explains what items are acceptable: http://lesecologycenter.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=72&Itemid=78

Katia said...

Thanks, ES. That's always helpful.