St George Day Festival Staten Island 2011
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Electronic Waste Recycling Event

  Bring your unwanted, working or non-working electronic equipment to be disposed of in an environmentally sound way. Electronics, just like they have radically changed the way we communicate, work, and play, have contributed a disproportionate amount of toxic materials to the waste stream. ¬†Approximately 2% of our trash is discarded electronics, but an estimated 40% of heavy metals, such as lead, mercury and cadmium in landfills come from electronic equipment. These old clunky TVs and monitors contain between 4 to 8 pounds of lead, and when tossed in the trash can pollute our air and ground water.¬†

  Here is a list of acceptable materials:¬†Working and non-working computers, monitors, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice, cables, TVs, VCRs, DVD players, phones, audio/visual equipment, video games, cell phones and PDAs...

For more information, please visit www.lesecologycenter.org or call 212.477.4022

Lower East Side Ecology Center

 

E-Waste Facilitator:
Michael

 


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This ST GEORGE DAY FESTIVAL OF EARTH DAY AND ARTS CELEBRATING COMMUNITY AND DRAGONS is made possible in part by funding and people power from the Every Thing Goes Stores, and by a DCA Premiere Grant from the Council on the Arts and Humanities on Staten Island with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and a grant from Partnerships for Parks of City of New York Parks & Recreation and the City Parks Foundation, major help from GrowNYC and
CATPAW, the Community Association of Tompkinsville Park Promoting Arts and Whimsy!

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