Goodwill Columbus, County Commissioners & Columbus Clippers Hosting Community e-Cycling Drive

Goodwill Columbus is once again joining forces with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, the Columbus Clippers, WBNS-10TV and The Columbus Dispatch to help consumers safely recycle unwanted e-Waste.

The public is invited to donate unwanted computers, small appliances and other electronics on Saturday, October 11 from 9:00 a.m. – Noon at Huntington Park, located at 330 Huntington Park Lane, for this e-Waste Collection.

Event organizers hope to continue the momentum of April’s successful drive which generated nearly 9 tons of electronics to be responsibly recycled. In 2013, e-Waste drives at the ballpark drew in more than 14 tons of electronic donations.

Goodwill Columbus adheres to Responsible Recycling (R2) standards. Goodwill does not accept liability for lost or confidential data or software. Donors are responsible for backing up any valuable information and erasing sensitive data from computer hard drives before dropping them off.

Those who drop off electronics will receive a goody bag with items from event sponsors.

Items accepted:

DVD Players
VCRs
Tapes/8 Tracks
CDs
Computer components
Stereos
PDAs
Cell Phones
Telephones
Cameras
Chargers
Power adapters
Printers
iPods
Fitness machines
Connectors
Christmas lights
All cords
Copiers
Scanners
Fax machines
Ink and toner cartridges
Networking equipment (servers and routers)
Cable cords and connectors
Lithium Ion (rechargeable) batteries
Digital cable boxes
MP3 players
Video game systems
Stereo equipment
Audiovisual equipment
Small appliances (i.e. microwaves, fitness equipment, vacuums etc.)
Desktop computers (including monitors)
Laptop computers
Computer mice
Vacuums

Goodwill Columbus is unable to take televisions and large appliances at this time—particularly those containing Freon. For more information and a complete list of accepted items, please visit www.franklincountyohio.gov/ewaste.

Goodwill Columbus has been proudly serving the local community for 75 years. Since 1939 the organization has dedicated itself to building independence, quality of life and work opportunities for individuals with disabilities and other barriers. Goodwill Columbus is the sixth largest nonprofit in central Ohio and is among the top 50 largest employers central Ohio. Goodwill Columbus provides nearly 1.2 million hours of service to more than 4,100 participants with disabilities and other barriers through day habilitation programs, community-based supported living services, employment training and job placement services. For more information on Goodwill Columbus, please visit our website at www.goodwillcolumbus.org.
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