republished from UBNow
Release date: April 5, 2019
The Professional Staff Senate’s Sustainable Living Committee is sponsoring a free clothing and household electronics recycling event April 25 at the Center for Tomorrow.
Members of the UB community can drop off personal items from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the CFT parking lot on the North Campus.
Among the electronics items accepted are computers, monitors and televisions, cell phones, networking devices, printers, fax machines, scanners, copiers, hard drives and routers, as well as all items used in the function of these devices, such as keyboards, mice and speakers.
Also accepted are microwaves, projectors, stereos, receivers, CD/DVD/VHS/Blue-Ray players, MP3 players, iPods, Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo.
The electronics will be collected by Maven Industries, while Hearts for the Homeless will handle the clothing.
Sustainable Development Goals:
12. Responsible consumption & production: Developing sustainable methods of product invention and consumer spending
13. Climate Action: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts