9/12/2016 - Dispose of your old electronics this Sat. Sept. 17 in Sears lot at Brass Mill Center

WHAT: RESIDENTIAL E-WASTE COLLECTION EVENT, FREE TO ALL CONNECTICUT RESIDENTS

WHEN: This SATURDAY September 17th, 9 AM –1 PM

WHERE: The Brass Mill Center Mall (Sears Parking Lot)

 Mayor Neil M. O’Leary reminds residents that The City of Waterbury, in cooperation with the Litter Control and Beautification Commission, will be hosting a FREE Electronic Waste Recycling Collection event at the Brass Mill Mall.  Residents from Waterbury and surrounding towns are encouraged to bring their unwanted electronics, including old televisions and computers, to the Sears Automotive Parking Lot on Saturday September 17, 2016 between 9 am and 1 pm.  The collection will take place rain or shine.

 Take 2 Inc. and volunteers from the Litter Control and Beautification Commission will be on site to unload vehicles and safely package and transport all equipment to Take 2’s Waterbury recycling facility to be responsibly and securely recycled.  Take 2 employees will also assist vehicles in the lot. 

 In addition to this special event, the Mayor would like to remind Waterbury residents that The City offers a permanent collection programs at the Transfer Station located at 220 Mark Lane and at Take 2 Inc. located at 567 South Leonard Street in Waterbury. All of these services are being provided with no cost to the taxpayers and is supported by the State of Connecticut’s Producer Responsibility Law, requiring the manufacturers of electronics to pay for their responsible recycling.

 

Accepted materials include, but are not limited to: Computers, Laptops, Printers, Fax Machines, Monitors, TVs, Cell Phones, Tablets, Video Games, VCR/DVD Machines, Remotes, Key Boards, Small Appliances, Light Bulbs and Batteries.  Unaccepted materials include: smoke detectors, propane tanks, paint, household hazardous waste and air conditioners, refrigerators, or dehumidifiers. 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO RECYCLE YOUR UNWANTED ELECTRONICS,  CLICK HERE 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE RECYCLING EVENT:

 Gina Chiarella, Take 2 Inc.

Email: gina@take2recycle.com

Phone: 203-286-5757 x 102