Verizon to Hold Nov. 10 Recycling Rally in Richardson; Urges Area Residents, Employees to Go Green

10/31/2011

The Public Is Welcome to Drop Off Unwanted Electronics, Other Materials at Verizon's Campbell Creek Campus in Richardson From 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. CT


RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Verizon employees will gather in the parking lot of the company's Campbell Creek campus at 2400 N. Glenville in Richardson on Nov. 10 to collect unwanted electronics and other material for recycling. This Recycling Rally -- which is free and open to the public -- is part of Verizon's commitment to protect and preserve the environment by enabling the public to be green at work and at home. The discarded items will be disposed of in line with Verizon's zero-landfill objective, meaning the materials will be reused or recycled so that they do not end up in a landfill.

 

Recycled items can include glass, plastics and aluminum cans; laptop and desktop computers; televisions; LCD (liquid crystal display) and CRT (cathode ray tube) monitors; computer cables, mice and keyboards; gaming consoles; telephones and answering machines; stereo and audio equipment; paper shredders; alarm clocks; printers; cameras; conferencing equipment; remote controls; earphones; small electronic appliances (such as coffee makers, toasters, toaster ovens and can openers); and electronic toys without batteries. Hard drives will not be wiped.

 

Items that will not be accepted include hazardous waste (such as batteries, inks/toners, mercury bulbs); units containing fluid-like motors and pumps; refrigerators and freezers; medical waste; and radioactive material including X-ray equipment.

 
 
        WHEN:  Thursday, Nov. 10
               7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. CT
        WHERE: Verizon's Richardson Campus
               2400 N. Glenville
               (Southwest corner of the parking lot)
        


SOURCE Verizon

 
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