October 17, 2008
WVEC-TV13 and Partners Recycle More Than 170,000 lbs. of Electronics
Norfolk, VA. -- WVEC-TV13 partnered with clean community commissions on October 11th to organize our first regional electronic recycling event in Hampton Roads.
Hampton Roads residents responded to IT'S OUR WATCH / PROJECT GREEN, by dropping off more than 170,000 lbs of old electronics.
"This event was a great example of what solid partnerships with both government institutions and area businesses, coupled with overwhelming support from the community can accomplish." said Wendy Juren, Director of Public Affairs and Community Marketing. "Everyone is absolutely delighted by the success of this event."
Our partners included Creative Recycling, Grand Furniture, ASIS Applied Services & Information Systems Companies, the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, TFC Recycling and the Virginia Port Authority.
The following items were accepted: Personal Computers (PCs), Monitors, LCD Screen / Flat Screen Monitors, VCRs, Radios, Stereos, DVD Players, Microwaves, Power Supplies, Rechargeable Batteries, Vacuums, Banking Equipment, Telephones, Pagers, Networking Equipment, Laptops, Keyboards, Mice, Power Cables, Medical Equipment (Non-Hazardous), Printers, Copy Machines, Fax Machines, Cell Phones, Transformers, Scanners, Portable Electronic Devices, Servers, HUBS, Ink Cartridges, Toner Cartridges, Remotes, Modems, Projectors, Cameras, and Televisions.
Visit www.wvec.com/green/ to find where you can "E-cycle" in your city.
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