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E-Recycling Event Announcement – Saturday, October 4, 2008

E-Recycling Event: Oct 4, 2008The City of Blue Island will be hosting 1 of 4 Electronic (E)-Recycling Events sponsored by South Suburban Mayors and Managers on Saturday, October 4, 2008 from 9:00am-1:00pm.The E-Recycling events will give South Suburban communities the opportunity to recycle outdated or unusable electronic items, such as computers, computer monitors, cable/wires, laptops, printers, phones, cameras, DVD/VCR players and video games.The drop off location for the event will be the City of Blue Island – Public Works Facility, 3153 Wireton Rd (Vermont Street).  See below for map or click ‘here‘ to download an event flyer.View Larger Map

SSMMA has obtained the services of Vintage Tech Recyclers who will set up the event and sort, package and transport incoming materials at no cost to the municipality. Vintage Tech Recyclers is a local electronic recycling company committed to safely and securely recycling outdated electronics at the lowest possible cost, while keeping hazardous materials out of our landfills and protecting your sensitive data. They are able to keep costs at little or nothing thanks to several IDCEO grants they have been awarded.Vintage Tech Recyclers will perform the majority of the work, but we will be looking for approximately 15-20 volunteers to help during the day of the event. More detailed information will be available on drop-off location, determined. Please call 708.396.7036 or send an email to the Community Development Department with any questions or to volunteer.Oct 4, 2008 E-Recycling Event Flyer: includes event details, map and list of ‘accepted’ & ‘not-accepted’ itemsVintage Tech Electronic Recycling Flier [.pdf]