(Cleveland. OH) - During the month of August, Cuyahoga County residents are encouraged to gather up and recycle unwanted computer equipment.
Residents can drop-off their personal computer equipment at over 50 participating city service departments or at RET3 job corp. (1814 East 40th Street, Cleveland).
See details at www.cuyahogarecycles.org/computer_recycling
Recycle computers and electronics, including:
- Monitors (CRTS, LCD, LED Flatscreens)
- Keyboards, mice, cords and other peripherals
- Cell phones
- Telecom equipment
- Networking equipment
- Video games
- Electronic equipment batteries
- All accessories and cables
- Ink and toner cartridges
- Cable boxes
Equipment will be processed by RET3 job corp., a nonprofit computer recycling and job training organization in Cleveland. RET3 job corp. employs over 20 workers who inventory the equipment, erase stored data and refurbish or recycle the computers depending on the model and the condition. Newer computers are refurbished and donated to schools.
Televisions are not accepted. Nationally, Best Buy offers in-store recycling of televisions up to 32" and other electronics. Visit www.bestbuy.com/recycling
Businesses with large amounts of computers or office equipment to recycle should contact RET3 job corp. at (216) 361-9991.
About the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District:
The Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District is the public agency helping the people of Cuyahoga County reduce, reuse and recycle at home, at work and in their communities. We serve as the leading resource in the County for information, expertise and programs that support sustainable materials management and reduce the environmental impact of waste. Visit www.CuyahogaRecycles.org or call (216) 443-3749 to learn how to recycle in your community and discover other recycling and disposal options.
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