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Los Ranchos ES Hosts E-Cycling Event

Saturday, May 5, 2012
from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Los Ranchos ES, 7609 4th St. NW

Kevin Fullerton


Has spring cleaning left you with a pile of old electronics to discard? Albuquerque Recycling and Los Ranchos Elementary are partnering to provide a community e-cycling event where you can get rid of these items and help your community too!

Albuquerque Recycling will be on site at Los Ranchos from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5, to collect your recyclable electronics, with proceeds benefiting the Los Ranchos PTA. The school is located at 7609 4th St. NW (map).

Almost anything electronic will be accepted for the recycling event, however, there are a few exceptions: tube televisions, refrigerators, alkaline batteries or any bio-hazardous medical equipment. The event will accept one CRT monitor per carload. Any additional CRT monitor in the car will have to be accompanied by a desktop computer, or it will not be accepted.

Here is a general list of acceptable items:


  • Desktop computers


  • Laptop computers
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Fax machines
  • Keyboards
  • Mice, cords and wire
  • Plasma screen TVs
  • LCDs (flat screen monitors, flat screen TVs)
  • Servers
  • Network equipment
  • Stereo equipment
  • Cell phones
  • Telecom equipment (telephones, switchboards, answering machines, etc.)
  • DVD players, VCRs, Blueray and Laserdisc Players
  • Copy machines
  • Rechargeable batteries of any type (no alkaline batteries)




    Kitchen appliances, microwaves, ovens, toasters, etc. (no refrigerators)









    Computer game assemblies









    UPS battery backups









    TV satellite equipment


















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