Point Reyes National Seashore Hosts National Electronics Recycling Collection on November 15, 2015

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News Release Date: November 10, 2015

Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135

On Sunday, November 15 at the Bear Valley Visitor Center, from 11 am to 1 pm, Point Reyes National Seashore will host an electronic waste (e-waste) recycling collection, joining thousands of local organizers holding recycling events across the country to celebrate America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

Please note the following items will be accepted:

  • All computers and related accessories and peripherals
  • Televisions/CRT Monitors
  • Cell phones, telephone, telephone equipment
  • Printers, scanners, and faxes
  • Wires, cables, and power cords
  • Printer toner and inkjet cartridges
  • Small kitchen appliances
  • VHS, cassette, 8-Track tapes

The following items will NOT be accepted:

  • Dry cell batteries (AA, AAA, D, etc.)
  • Light bulbs of any kind
  • Large household appliances such as refrigerators and stoves
  • Furniture
  • Commercial copy machines
  • NO HAZAROUS WASTE

All e-waste will be taken to Renew Computers in San Rafael , CA for recycling. For more information about e-waste recycling at Point Reyes National Seashore visit: http://events.americarecyclesday.org/event/free-drop-off-e-waste-recycling-at-point-reyes-national-seashore/ or call Dale Dualan at 415-464-5286.

About America Recycles Day
America Recycles DaySM is a national program of Keep America Beautiful, and is the only nationally recognized day and community-driven awareness event dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the U.S. Since its inception in 1997, communities across the country have participated in America Recycles Day on November 15 to educate, promote environmental citizenship, and encourage action. Learn more at AmericaRecyclesDay.org.

About Keep America Beautiful, Inc.
Keep America Beautiful, Inc., established in 1953, is the nation's largest volunteer-based community action and education organization. With a network of over 1,200 affiliate and participating organizations, Keep America Beautiful forms public-private partnerships and programs that engage individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community's environment. To learn more, visit kab.org.

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Last updated: November 12, 2015

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