Central Manitoulin Public School hosts e-waste event on May 23

MINDEMOYA—Do you have old phones, computers, laptops, printers, monitors, radios, cables and power tools to discard? Central Manitoulin Public School ’s (CMPS) Go Green Team in Mindemoya will be hosting an e-waste event on Saturday, May 23 from 10 am to 2 pm.

“This event is open to everyone who is looking to do some spring cleaning,” said CMPS principal Tracey Chapman. “Electronics will be recycled by a certified and approved e-waste company that will be on site to gather old electronics.”

The e-waste company will also accept commercial and industrial electronic equipment. All equipment containing data will be securely wiped for privacy protection.

The following items can be recycled: computers, laptops, netbooks, all in one PCs, servers, server rails and racks; tablets, Playbooks, iPads, e-readers; mice and keyboards; printers and scanners; photocopiers (table top and free standing; phones and fax machines (cordless and land line included); projectors (includes overhead); monitors and televisions (CRT), LCD, plasma, rear projection, console; networking products (routers, switches, patch cables, wall mount network connectors); cell phones and digital cameras, Bluetooth, PDAs; security surveillance equipment (home and commercial systems); media players (iPod, MP3, CD) video; game systems and controllers-Leap Frog, Vtech (games Included); radios, speakers, amplifiers, electronic music equipment, record players, cassette players, alarm clocks; circuit boards, memory chips, sticks, USB drives, processors; cables of any kind; GPS with any accessories; external storage media devices (external hard drives, floppy, CD/DVD/Blue Ray; corded and cordless power tools; commercial and industrial electronic equipment; used otterbox/survivor/lifeproof cases from cell phones/tablets; audio visual equipment-in ceiling/wall mount PA speakers, large speakers, any type of music equipment; electronic music devices-keyboards etc.; and carts-charging carts and audio-visual carts.

For more information, please visit Central Manitoulin Public School’s website at centralmanitoulin.rainbowschools.ca.