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.