Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to answer correctly will win an all purpose eating utensil like this one! Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below), on our Facebook page or tweet it to @osurecycling on Twitter.
Question of the Week:
Which of the following items are currently illegal to dispose of in a landfill in Oregon (hint: more than one is true):
- Computer monitors
- Cell phones
Current Oregon law prohibits just computers, computer monitors and TVs in landfills. However, as some Facebook followers pointed out, none of these items should be put in the trash! Good thing we’re providing you with an alternative:
Wednesday March 7 – Wednesday, March 14, Surplus/Recycling Warehouse, 644 SW 13th St.
Help OSU compete nationally in the new RecycleMania electronics category! Bring broken and unwanted electronics (see list of accepted items below) for free recycling. OSU-owned or personal items welcome.
Bring items on our kickoff date on Wednesday, March 7 any time between 8:00 am and 7:30 pm (Drop by between 5:30 and 7:30 pm for a chance to visit the OSUsed Store public sale!) or drop by on the following weekdays, Thursday-Wednesday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
- Computer monitors
- Computers (laptops, CPUs)
- Computer parts – hard drives, circuit boards, CD roms, etc.
- Computer accessories – keyboards, mice, printers, modems, etc.
- Data and power cords, wire
- Cell phones, telephones
- Consumer electronics – radios, VCRs, projectors, MP3 players, etc.
- Small appliances – toasters, microwaves, etc.
Refrigerators will not be accepted. Non-electric hazardous waste such as batteries, light bulbs, paint, chemicals and motor oil also will not be accepted. Please contact Allied Waste of Corvallis regarding proper disposal of these items (http://www.corvallis.disposal.com).
Items will be responsibly recycled (or wiped and refurnished) in Portland, OR by Computer Drive Connection.