School collecting electronic waste |

School collecting electronic waste

The Union staff

Start collecting your e-waste now. There will be a free electronic waste drive-through drop-off fundraiser to help Chicago Park School and Chicago Park 4-H Club Aug. 24.

Participants won't even have to get out of their car. Pop the trunk or open the door, and volunteers will unload for you. The fundraiser benefits both the school and the 4-H club.

It will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 24 at Chicago Park School, 15725 Mt. Olive Road.

Pre-collection also available; for information, call Sue Ramey at 530-273-2004. They will accept monitors, televisions, desktop and notebook PCs, VCRs, stereo equipment, speakers, keyboards, mice, PDAs, digital cameras, zip drives, telephones, cell phones, printers, copiers, laser and multifunction scanners and fax machines, small household appliances such as toasters, mixers and blenders, microwaves, vacuum cleaners with the dust bag removed.

They cannot accept large household appliances, furniture or hazardous household waste, including batteries, car batteries, paint, pesticides, used oil, cleaning supplies, fluorescent light bulbs, tires etc.  

For optimal security, all computer hard drives will be shredded.

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