Seattle electronics recycling this Sunday, May 19

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This might be of interest to lots of folks – I know my garage and basement tend to fill up with old electronics.

Spring Cleaning? Responsibly recycle your old electronics!
E-waste recycling event to take place at Rainier Community Center in South Seattle.

Seattle, WA – On Saturday, May 19th, 2007, individuals, small businesses, and community organizations are invited to recycle computers, monitors and TVs.

WHAT: Responsibly recycle used computers, monitors and TVs! All computer boxes (CPU’s), computer monitors, computer peripherals and TV’s will be accepted at the event. Computers, monitors and all TVs will be charged recycling fees ranging from $5 for computers to $25 for TVs. These fees are comparable to or less than the fees charged by the city and other recyclers. Working computer and monitor d onations are tax deductible.

WHEN: Saturday, May 19, 2007 from 9 AM – 4 PM. Rain or shine.

WHERE: Rainier Community Center
4600 38th Ave S, Seattle WA! 98118
(The center is located one block east of Rainier Ave S & S Alaska St)

WHY: Computer boxes (CPU’s), computer monitors, computer peripherals and TV’s all have heavy metals and are illegal to dispose of with regular garbage service. Proceeds and computers from the event will benefit the RecTech Coalition and InterConnection in their effort to steward the environment and provide computers to underserved areas throughout the world.

For event details visit: http://www.computers.interconnection.org/ecyclerainier/

For more on RecTech, see http://www.seattle.gov/parks/Centers/labs.htm

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