(Raleigh/Durham, NC) – Working together to keep potentially harmful obsolete and end-of-life electronics out of local landfills, Fox 50, Creative Recycling Systems, Panasonic, Sharp, Toshiba, and MRM are sponsoring an Electronics Collection Event on June 27th from 10am to 2pm. The event will be held in the parking lot of three local Best Buy Stores.
-Durham Renaissance Center
-North Raleigh on Capital Blvd at Triangle Shopping Center
-Crossroads Shopping Center in Cary
This one day collection event is FREE to the public and is expected to divert thousands of pounds of electronics from the local solid waste stream. The collected material will be processed by Creative Recycling Systems of North Carolina. Using automated and state-of-the-art technology to responsibly handle end-of-life and surplus electronic equipment, CRS provides a true environmental solution for e-scrap. For more information about Creative Recycling, please visit www.crserecycling.com.
MRM, a joint venture between Panasonic, Sharp, and Toshiba, is leading the way to make electronics recycling more convenient for consumers. With collection sites across the United State, MRM is working towards long-term and sustainable electronics recycling. For more information about MRM, please visit www.mrmrecycling.com.
Additional event partners include: Duke Recycling, UNC Recycling, NC State Recycling, Durham County, City of Durham, City of Raleigh, City of Durham Recycling, City of Raleigh Recycling, Duke Education & Outreach Sustainability Department, the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
A thank you goes to Win Properties for Triangle Shopping Center, CBL & Associates for Durham Renaissance Center and Ronus Corporation for Crossroads Shopping Center for allowing the events to be held in their parking lots at Best Buy locations.
For more information about where to go and what items are accepted, visit www.FOX50.com and click on What’s Up.