June 26, 2011

Habitat for Humanity Accepts Electronics for Recycling- South Bend Indiana

Habitat for Humanity accepts electronics for recycling

June 26, 2011
SOUTH BEND — You can now recycle outdated and unwanted electronics at Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County.


Habitat is now partnering with Vintage Tech Recyclers and is accepting old electronics on the last Wednesday of every month, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the ReStore at 2411 S. Main St., South Bend.


The next collection date is Wednesday. The drive-through drop-off is at the north end of the parking lot.


Residents can recycle outdated and unwanted computers, keyboards, monitors, TVs, VCRs and more free of charge.


“We hope that this convenient location will encourage St. Joe County residents to recycle their electronics responsibly,” said Vivian Bolen, ReStore manager, in a news release.


Vintage Tech Recyclers of Romeoville, Ill., partners with manufacturers that will be funding the recycling cost for Habitat, Bolen said.


Items accepted include all-in-ones, computers, laptops, CRT monitors, LCD displays, hard drives, hubs, optical drives, servers, cell phones, printers, scanners, modems, CD drives, cables, keyboards, TVs, VCRs, DVD players, camcorders, cameras, game players and joysticks, telephones, pagers, answering machines, typewriters, calculators, adding machines, fax machines, copiers and postage meters, two-way radios, stereos, microwaves and surge protectors.