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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.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Electronics Recycling on Monroe Park Campus Friday April 6th

Have old cell phones? Computers? A pile up of drained batteries?

We will be collecting all unwanted electronics that you may have.
(Exceptions include incandescent light bulbs and very large e-waste such as refrigerators.)

Let your friends know we are recycling hazardous electronic waste! We'll see you this Friday, April 6th at the sidewalk between Student Commons and Cabell Library.

NOW ALSO COLLECTING UNWANTED T-SHIRTS! These will be up-cycled into reusable shopping bags for this years Earth Day celebration - a Student and Community Market!

We will be taking other hard-to-recycle items:
-#5 plastic containers (clean/rinsed)
-Corks
-Personal care products packaging (lipstick cases, mascara tubes, eye shadow cases, shampoo bottles, etc. Not accepted: hair spray cans, nail polish bottles and nail polish remover bottles. For a full list click here:
http://www.terracycle.net/en-US/brigades/personal-care-and-beauty-brigade.html
-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

Hope to see you out there!

http://www.commonwealthtimes.org/2012/02/06/vcus-green-unity-promotes-electronic-recycling/

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