Get a new cell phone or camera in your stocking this Christmas? Need to get rid of the older model? Let Mohawk Elementary School's Green Team recycle it.
The Green Team will host a computer and small electronic recycling event Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 48101 Romeo Plank Rd. in Macomb Township.
Working with Computer Recyclers, a Michigan firm that is offering its recycling services at no charge for the event, the Green Team assures would-be donors that all electronics will be safely and properly disposed of and no component will end up in a landfill.
All hard drives collected at this event will also be destroyed at no charge to the donor.
The Green Team is asking participants for a $5 donation (per family), which will benefit Mohawk's Michigan Green School efforts.
Here's a list of items that will be accepted at the event:
- Desktop PC’s and Workstations
- Monitors; Both CRT and LCD
- Keyboards, Mice and Scanners
- Ink Cartridges New and Used (Please bag leaking cartridges)
- Video and Projection Equipment
- Calculators; Desk and Handheld
- Computer Drives, CD, DVD, Hard, Floppy
- Miscellaneous Electronic Small Items
- Batteries, bagged please (Auto OK)
- Notebooks, Laptops, and Tablet PC’s
- Printers; Both Ink and Laser
- Laptop Bags
- Phones; Cell, PDAs Business, and Home
- Audio Equipment (Stereo Receivers, Speakers, Etc)
- Cameras; Both Old Style and Digital
- Home Media, Servers, External Hard Drives,
- Cord/Wire; Computer, Electrical, Cable
- Small Household Appliances: Toasters, Irons, Etc)
- TV’s 32-inch and under
Mohawk Elementary is located north of 21 Mile Road.