[BALU] Fw: Recycling of Electronic Items

jim vines jgoodguy at charter.net
Tue Oct 30 21:50:12 CDT 2007


Great News!

Jim

David Truesdale wrote:
> Actually the Georgia Outfit contacted us. They want us to do this with 
> them. So when we have a trailer on property again I will give you all 
> heads up.
>
> jim wrote:
>> Cyber Salvage lost the contract for e-cycling with the Georgia Recycling
>> Outfit.   Basically it was not profitable for the Georgia Outfit.  So in
>> general, Cyber Salvage is not taking in ecycling stuff ad hoc.   Anyone
>> can call with a description of what they have and see if they will take
>> that batch.    After all they are  a "Salvage" outfit.  You can bet that
>> stripped systems and crts are not welcomed.
>>
>> The last I heard was that Georgia Outfit was happy with the Tech
>> Birmingham effort and it is likely that we will hear about a new
>> ecycling day  a day or two before it happens.
>> FWIW Panzer is no longer at Cyber Salvage.
>>
>> Jim
>>
>>
>> Dan Willson wrote:
>>> What about dumping busted/old stuff at Cyber Salvage -- is that no 
>>> longer an
>>> option? What'd I miss while I was out of town and/or lurking?
>>>
>>> On 10/30/07 8:36 AM, "Chuck Burgess" <demon.gene at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>  
>>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>>> Sent: Friday, October 26, 2007 3:38 PM
>>>> Subject: Recycling of Electronic Items
>>>>
>>>> In honor of   "America Recycles Day"  the City of  Guntersville is
>>>> offering the opportunity for
>>>> "Electronic  Recycling"  on Saturday, November 17th  at the Staples
>>>> store  in Guntersville.
>>>>
>>>> ACCEPTED  ITEMS
>>>> Personal Computers  (PCs), Monitors, VCRs, Radios, Stereos, DVD
>>>> Players, Microwaves, Power Supplies,  Rechargeable Batteries, Vacuums,
>>>> Banking Equipment, Telephones, Pagers,  Networking Equipment, Laptops,
>>>> Keyboards, Mice, Power Cables, Medical Equipment  (Non-Hazardous),
>>>> Printers, Copy Machines, Fax Machines, Cell Phones,  Transformers,
>>>> Scanners, Portable Electronic Devices, Servers, HUBS, Ink  Cartridges,
>>>> Toner Cartridges, Remotes, Modems, Projectors, Cameras, Televisions
>>>> ($5 for TVs 19" and less / $10 for TVs 20" and more).
>>>>
>>>> UNACCEPTED  ITEMS
>>>> Refrigerators, Washer  Machines, Clothes Dryers, Dish Washers, Mercury
>>>> Containing Devices  (Thermometers, Fire Alarms), Hazardous Chemicals /
>>>> Materials, Light Bulbs,  Florescent Tubes.
>>>>
>>>> The opportunity for  "electronic recycling" will only be held a couple
>>>> times  a year so take advantage. Get there early to  receive a "corn
>>>> cup."   It's a coffee cup made  of a corn derivative... so its
>>>> biodegradable.
>>>>
>>>> Recycling is the right  thing to do.
>>>>
>>>> If you have any  questions, please call:
>>>>
>>>> Ms. Jonnie  Taylor
>>>> Recycling  Coordinator
>>>> City of Guntersville,  AL
>>>> 341 Gunter  Ave.
>>>> Guntersville, AL  35976
>>>> 256-571-7598
>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
>>>>
>>>> --------------------
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> This seems a little odd to me, in that I know Staples already accepts
>>>> most of this stuff at any time, though they do charge you to take it
>>>> off your hands.  This announcement only mentions a cost for TVs, so
>>>> perhaps either the city is offsetting the cost for Staples or maybe
>>>> Staples is being generous by not charging.  I don't know... but I did
>>>> at least find this announcement to corroborate it
>>>> (http://web.waaytv.com/community/showevent.php?id=337).
>>>>
>>>> Anyway, for those who are up to the trip to Guntersville in the name
>>>> of ecycling...
>>>>     
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