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Cibola, Eldorado High Schools Sponsor Electronics Recycling Events
The Cougars and Eagles are providing their communities with a convenient way to recycle e-scrap including old computers and printers on Saturday, March 3.
from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
|Where||Cibola High, 1510 Ellison Dr. NW; Eldorado High School, 11300 Montgomery Blvd. NE|
|Contact Name||Lavern Smith, Albuquerque Recycling Inc.|
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The Cibola High Student Council and the Eldorado High Eagle Earth and Reality Project, in partnership with Albuquerque Recycling Inc., will accept electronics for recycling from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the schools:
The event is intended to provide community members with an opportunity to bring their e-scrap for recycling at a convenient time and location.
"It is very important for our students to take control of their own futures as well as the Earth's," said EHS teacher and Eagle Earth sponsor Eric Holmes. "Proper recycling of electronic components translates into a healthier environment. They are our future professionals and many will make decisions that will have a major impact on our world. There is no doubt that good habits adopted now will tranfer to their adult lives."
Associate sponsors of the Eldorado event include the National Honors Society, Language Honors Societies, Key Club, DECA, Best Buddies and FEA.
Free hard drive wipe and data destruction will be available. There will be a $5 fee for CRT computer monitor disposal. All other electronics can be recycled free of charge.
Electronics and other items accepted for recycling include:
- Desktop Computers
- Satellite Equipment
- Rechargeable Batteries
- UPS Batteries
- Cell Phones
- Cords and Wire
- Computer Keyboards and Peripherals
- Ink and Toner Cartridges
- Palm Pilots
- Lead Acid Batteries
- Microwave ovens
- Computer game assemblies
- CD and DVD players
- CDs and DVDs
- Pots and pans
- Specialized Electronic Equipment
- Christmas Lights