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Green Affairs Wants Your Enthusiasm and Ideas!

MCV Green Affairs focuses on making MCV campus at VCU and the Richmond community greener through service and education. This student-led organization welcome students, faculty, and staff, from all schools and disciplines, both medical and academic from either campus, as well as Richmond community members to help us pursue our goals of educational outreach, increased recycling access, improved sustainable practices and policies at VCU, and community outreach. Email Green Affairs to share your ideas or to get involved.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Electronics Recycling on Monroe Park Campus

Stop by our table in the VCU Student Commons to recycle your personal electronics and keep the harmful chemicals they contain out of the landfill. We'll also have sustainability info to share, including how to get curbside recycling pick-up.

New! We will be 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
Friday, December 2 · 1:00pm - 4:00pm

VCU Student Commons, Lobby
907 Floyd Ave.
Richmond, VA

More Info

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

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
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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