Thursday, March 13, 2014

Going Green: Curbside Recycling

Curbside Recycling will take place between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday (15 March) during the Going Green Festival, a two-day event at the Indiana State Museum, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis.

The festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday (14 March) and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (15 March). It will showcase eco-friendly products and services, local environmental leaders and lifestyle activities. The festival is included with museum admission.

RecycleForce will be on hand Saturday at the museum's Washington Street entrance to collect electronic waste and other recyclables and deconstruct the materials and disposes of them safely and cleanly. There's no charge to drop off recyclables.

Scrap metals and other reusable material collected will be sold to help pay for job training programs and employment opportunities through RecycleForce targeting formerly incarcerated men and women reentering society and the workforce.

Residents who recycle will receive $2 off general admission for up to four guests. A list of items that will be accepted include:

• Telephone systems • Cellular phones • Air Conditioners • PCs (personal computers) • Laptops/Notebooks • Dehumidifiers • Desktop Computers/CPUs • CRT Monitors (no bare CRT tubes) • Mainframe computers • Scanners • Printers • Fax machines • Back-up power supplies systems • Photocopiers • Toner cartridges • Microwaves • CDs/DVDs/Blue Rays • Floppy disks/Thumb Drives • Electronic motors • Televisions • Integrated Circuits (IC) • Computer mice • Microphones • Computer Keyboards • VCR/DVD/CD Players • Games Systems (Xbox, Nintendo, Playstation, etc.) • Power Supplies • Surge Protectors • Computer boards • Copiers • Cash Registers • Satellite Components • Aluminum • Copper • Brass • Nickel • Cardboard • Phonebooks • Copy paper (No carbon paper) • Styrofoam (No dirty containers) • Plastics 1-7 • Amber Glass • Green Glass • Clear Glass • Batteries

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