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Monday, June 6, 2016

Seymour Boy Scout Troop 11 to Hold Recycling Event June 11

 
SEYMOUR - Seymour Boy Scout Troop 11 will be holding an electronics recycling event on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 9am until 12 Noon at Trinity Episcopal Church, 91 Church Street in Seymour.

Each year tons of outdated, broken and unwanted electronics are thrown into landfills or unsafely disposed of in other ways adding toxins to our environment.

Troop 11 is teaming up with Green Monster E-Cycling of West Hartford to responsibly reuse and recycle these unwanted electronics to make our environment a little cleaner and safer. This event is a good way to help a local boy scout troop and help our environment by recycling with a company that has a re-use and recycle, “Zero Landfill” policy for items collected.
 
Items accepted at the drive include: TV's, Computers, Monitors, Laptops, Tablets, GPS units,Telephones, Modems and networking equipment, wires and cables, Storage Media, DVD's, CD's, Lab equipment, Medical equipment, mainframe and server racks, Almost anything with a cord or battery.
 
What isn't accepted includes Washers/Dryers, Household Batteries, Light bulbs, or appliances with refrigerant: (Air Conditioners, Refrigerators, Water coolers, Dehumidifiers, etc.
 
A suggested donation of $10 for 1 to 3 items recycled or a donation of $20 for unlimited
recycling. Proceeds from the drive will go to help the troop purchase new camping equipment for the scouts.
 
For more information on accepted items, please call 860-231-1426 or visit
GreenMonsterECycling.com, For more information on Troop 11, please visit the troop's
Facebook page “TROOP 11 HOUSATONIC COUNCIL BSA”

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