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Monday, November 14, 2011

Electronics Recycling on MCV Campus

Our first large scale Electronics Recycling (e-Cycling) event is coming to MCV Campus November 16th! Bring all of your personal electronics and pick up some sustainability info when you drop by.

We can accept VCU surplus items with this info:
-Conact Name
-Name of research group who purchased the electronic(s)
-Name of grant used to purchase the electronic(s) (if possible)
-Keep personal electronics separate from surplus electronics

We are also accepting some non-electronic items for recycling/repurposing:

  • #5 plastic containers (clean/rinsed)
  • Cosmetics packaging (lipstick cases, mascara tubes, eye shadow cases, shampoo bottles, etc., for a full list click here. Not accepted: hair spray cans, nail polish bottles and nail polish remover bottle)
  • Scotch tape packaging (plastic tape dispensers, plastic tape cores)
  • Various promotional items/items you don't use anymore
    • Reusable bags (in good condition)
    • Working USB keys (non-working can be recycled instead)
    • Unused water bottles
    • Unused coffee mugs/travel mugs

Wednesday, November 16 · 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Larrick Student Center Lobby (moved due to rain)
900 Turpin St.
Richmond, VA

More Info

Electronic Items we can't accept
Large appliances (refrigeration equipment, stoves)

Examples of accepted items
Bar fridges ***Please give us a heads up, as we need to know if we'll be receiving a lot of bar fridges

AC adapters
Bar code equipment
Cell phones
CPUs (all makes and models)
DVD players
Fax machines
Fluorescent bulbs/CFLs

Incandescent bulbs (Yes, we can now accept these!)
iPods/MP3 players
Jump drives
Monitors (all types and sizes)
Networking equipment (including routers, switches, etc.)
Portable radios
Printers (all makes and models)
Printer cartridges (toner & ink jet)
Small appliances - hair dryers, curling irons, blenders, clothes irons, etc.
Stereo equipment
Telephone equipment (home and business)

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