[BALU] Fw: Recycling of Electronic Items

Jim Austin jaustin5651 at charter.net
Tue Oct 30 22:26:04 CDT 2007


Does anyone know where automotive computer brains can be recycled?
One of my company's small auto dealerships customers is looking for a
recycling place for these modules.
Jim

On Tue, 2007-10-30 at 20:56 -0500, 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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