Ethically recycle your old A/C, dehumidifier, or refrigerator, dryer, or office equipment and help needy local families at the same time! Saturday, Nov. 23, from 1 – 4 p.m., the recycling event will be held rain or shine in the parking lot at First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St., Westborough. All are welcome to participate.
Ethical Recycling Fees:
$25 each: Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers, Refrigerators, Freezers, Wine Chillers, Water Coolers, Ice Makers, Refrigerated Vending Machines, and any other appliance that contains refrigerant chemicals (like Freon).
$20 each: Stoves, Washers, Dryers, Water Heaters, UPS Back-ups/Batteries, Large Printers, Large Copiers, Large Scanners, Microwave Ovens, Humidifiers, Heaters, Filing Cabinets, Chairs, Tables, Desks, ATM Machines (decommissioned), and non-refrigerated vending machines.
$10 each: Small Printers, Small Copiers, Small Scanners, Small Fax Machines, Stereo Speakers, Radios and Radio Equipment, CD Players, DVD Players, Blu-Ray Players, VCRs, Digital, Slide, And Overhead Projectors, Typewriters, Fans, Vacuum Cleaners, Power Tools, And Small Containers Of Household Batteries (like AA, AAA, C, D, 9 Volt).
$5 each: Still and Video Cameras and Lenses, Game Systems and Games, Toasters, Blenders, Mixers, Coffeemakers, Popcorn Poppers, And Small Kitchen Appliances.
$5 per small container: Computer Parts And Peripherals like Matrix Switches, Multiplexers, Docking Stations, Modems, Keyboards, Mice, Routers, Circuit Boards, Power Supplies, Hard Drives, Memory, Cables, Cords, Wires, Small Computer Speakers.? Also: CDs, DVDs, Videotapes, Cassette Tapes, 8-Track Tapes, Reel-To-Reel Tapes, Remotes, Personal MP3 And CD Players, Answering Machines, Pagers, Tape Recorders, USB Media, Zip Disks, DLT Tapes, and Floppy Diskettes.
Free: Cell phones, Smartphones (like iPhone), E-Readers (like Kindle and Nook), tablets (like iPad), PDAs, Laptop Computers, Desktop Computer Cases/Towers (except those with built-in or integral screens), Servers, Ink and Toner Cartridges.
Not accepted: TVs, Monitors, Bulbs, Smoke Detectors, Thermostats, Thermometers, or hazardous materials.
Payment: recycling fees are payable by cash, check, MasterCard, or VISA.
Proceeds: A share of the proceeds benefits the Project Just Because Food Pantry.
Discounts: Discounts are available for Seniors and Teachers who recycle $25 or more worth of materials at this event. Please ask!
Notes: Refrigerants will be removed from all collected items by certified contractors in accordance with federal environmental regulations. This event is a production of Ethical Electronics RecyclingTM and exceeds the requirements of the Electronic Waste Code of EthicsTM–the highest set of electronics life-cycle standards on the planet. Nothing we collect will be tipped into landfills, incinerated as solid waste, or dumped in the developing world. To learn more, please visit: www.EthicalElectronicsRecycling.com.
QUESTIONS/HEAVY ITEMS/SCHEDULE CONFLICTS: Do you have a question about the event? Do you have an old A/C or other item that's too heavy or awkward for you to lift or transport?? Do you have a schedule conflict and need a pickup at your home or business? Contact Christopher at 617-233-4120, or [email protected], and he will do his best to accommodate you! (Additional fees may apply to pickups.