Monday, October 31, 2011

Volunteer opportunity!

Weird Waste Day Volunteers Wanted! Are you available between 1 and 4 pm on Saturday, November 12th? Want to help your neighborhood and the environment? GRinCH is looking for volunteers to help with our next community electronics recycling event in Chestnut Hill. If you can help out for any amount of time during the event, we'd be delighted to see you and will even buy you pizza! Please let me know either in the comments or via direct message at if we can count on you to help out. Thanks!

Monday, October 17, 2011

Weird Waste Day
Saturday, November 12, 1-4pm
Clean out for the Holidays!
Empty out your basement and garage of all those old electronic items you didn’t know what to do with. Bring your cpu’s, tv’s, printers, faxes, cell phones etc, on Nov. 12 and all will be responsibly reused or dismantled instead of being thrown in a landfill. This event is being organized by Green in Chestnut Hill (GRINCH).

What: Responsible Electronic Waste Recycling
When: Saturday November 12, 2011
Where: Parking Lot beside Valley Green Bank, 23 W. Highland Ave. Chestnut Hill, PA*
Time: 1 pm-4 pm Suggested donation: $5 to $20 (all proceeds benefit
GRinCH and are fully tax deductible)

List of accepted items:
Desktop Computing
desktops mini-towers laptops and handhelds notebooks tablets hard drives
laserjets deskjets thermal dot matrix line printers plotters paper trays
keyboards mice power supplies cables speakers external drives, etc.
CRTs LCDs WYSE terminals, etc.
Office Equipment
copiers scanners fax machines typewriters
Audio/Video Equipment
tv's and displays vcr/dvd players projectors video and audio conferencing systems smart/electronic white boards
Mobile Devices
cellular phones, Blackberry/PDAs, pagers
Telecom Equipment
telephones switches PBX voice mail and VoIP systems voice stations
Storage Equipment
video tapes audio tapes CD's tape, hard, thumb flash and zip drives data backup systems
disk arrays SAN
mid-range and servers power conditioning/UPS systems cabinets, relay racks
Networking Equipment
hubs, cables, routers, switches, bridges
microwaves dehumidifiers air-conditioners vacuum cleaners metals- aluminum, steel, copper cameras
video games ipods, iphones, ipads
AC adapters memory motherboards network, sound and video cards CD/DVD drives
Healthcare Equipment
All non-biohazardous equipment: defibrillators EKG machines mobile carts/workstations patient monitors
currency and coin counters transaction drawers check encoders and scanners receipt printers
ATM machines
POS systems/registers barcode scanners receipt and barcode printers card readers
touch screen monitors