Whole Foods Market Mason hosts free household electronic waste recycling event | Environment
MASON, OH (FOX19) - Whole Foods Market Mason, a natural and organic grocery store, is sponsoring a recycling drive with 2trg, an electronics recycler based in Blue Ash, to collect unwanted electronic waste from the local community on Friday, March 23, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
All electronics will be recycled by 2trg, which operates under zero landfill and zero export policies. Data storage devices will be sanitized according to NIST SP 800-88 standards.
A complete list of acceptable items is available on 2trg’s website, www.2trg.com. A $10 cash fee will be charged for each TV. All other items will be accepted for free. Acceptable items include cables, CD-ROM drives, cellular phones, circuit boards, computer speakers, CPUs, CRT monitors, docking stations, DVD players, fax machines, hard drives, keyboards, laptops, LCD monitors, mainframes, mice, microwaves, modems, PDAs, personal copiers, printers, processor chips, scanners, servers, speakers, tape and disc drives, telephones, televisions, terminals, and VCR players.
Appliances, batteries, and light bulbs will not be accepted.
This is a chance for people to kick off their spring cleaning by responsibly disposing of all of the electronic gadgets they have replaced over the years. A convenient drive-through drop-off station will be available to the local community at the Whole Foods Market Mason parking lot located at 5805 Deerfield Boulevard, Mason, OH 45040. Should it rain, e-waste will be collected inside the Whole Foods Market Mason store.
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