July 26, 2012

Electronics Recycling Event to Benefit Kansas City, Kansas School Foundation For Excellence


Contact: Shelley Coulter, Executive Director – 913.279.2091


Do you have a TV taking up closet space? Are the junk drawers filled with cell phones and other gadgets? If so, please join us on August 4th, 2012 from 8am-1pm at the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools Central & Training Center, located at 2010 N. 59th Street, Kansas City, KS 66104.

The Foundation has teamed up with Vintage Tech Recyclers to provide a certified recycling solution for this event. Vintage Tech is an R2, ISO 14001, and e-Stewards certified company that partners with municipalities and other organizations to help area residents responsibly recycle electronics. A portion of the proceeds raised during this event will benefit the Kansas City, Kansas School Foundation For Excellence and help fund much needed programs for students and teachers in the district.

The Kansas City, Kansas School Foundation For Excellence is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization that is in support of the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. This is an urban core school district where the community, businesses and the Foundation are partnering with the District to help provide success for the Kansas City, Kansas students. The FFE mission is to support the Kansas City, Public School district, striving to become one of the top 10 school districts in the nation.

Vintage Tech ensures customers that all electronics are properly handled and all hard drives are protected using NIST 800-88 compliant processes. Electronic items, excluding televisions, will be accepted at no charge. Residents can expect to pay $15.00 per unit to recycle tube style TV’s and $25.00 per unit for wooden console and DLP-Rear projection TV’s. Donation receipts are available upon request from the Foundation for tax write off purposes.

Items accepted:
Computers, Laptops, Monitors, LCD’s,Cell Phones, Printers, Scanners, Modems, CD drives, Cables, Keyboards, Mice, TV’s, VCR’s, DVD players, Camcorders, Cameras, Game Players and Joysticks; Telephones, Pagers, Answering Machines, Typewriters, Calculators, adding machines, Fax machines, Copiers, Postage meters, Vacuum Cleaners, Toaster Ovens, Microwaves.

For questions or more information, please call Shelley Coulter 913-279-2091 or Vintage Tech 866-435-9223 .