Show your recycling spirit on America Recycles Day by joining other Denver residents in recycling their old electronic items. On
Saturday, November 15th Denver Recycles will be hosting an Electronics Recycling Collection Event
for Denver residents to celebrate America Recycles Day, a nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling and encouraging citizens to take action.
The electronic recycling event will be held on Saturday, November 15th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Metech Recycling at 500 W. 53rd Place
in Northwest Denver. Event participation is by appointment only, so pre-register online at nov15-ecycle.eventbrite.com
. Participation is easy, just select your appointment time slot and then show up on November 15 for your scheduled appointment with your old electronic items.
There is a $5 per vehicle fee
which includes the first two “screens” (televisions, monitors and/or laptops). Additional screens will cost an additional fee of $5 per screen. A normal fee per screen can range from $15 to $40 so take advantage of this low cost event. This event is being brought to you by Denver Public Works/Denver Recycles, Denver Environmental Health and the Denver Energy Challenge. This event is open to Denver residents only
. No commercial or business recycling.
Items accepted for recycling include:
Televisions, monitors, CPUs, laptops, printers, scanners, faxes, keyboards, mice, stereos, external hard drives & storage devices, cellular phones, telephones, DVRs, VCRs, digital cameras, video recorders, MP3 players, video game consoles, wires, cables and some small appliances such as microwaves. Items Not Accepted:
Air conditioners, large appliances, vacuum cleaners, car batteries or household batteries (rechargeable batteries okay).
Denver Recycles encourages residents to take advantage of this discounted opportunity to recycle electronic items as these items are no longer accepted in the trash. It is illegal for Colorado residents and residential waste haulers to dispose of electronics in landfills. If you’re not able to attend this event, call 311
(720-913-1311) or visit DenverGov.org/Ecycle
for other electronic recycling options offered by Denver Recycles.
For information about how to help save energy when you are replacing your old electronics or appliances visit the Denver Energy Challenge program at DenverEnergy.org.