OT [Satlug] Recycle Today!

Michael Rice michael at michaelrice.org
Fri Jan 8 11:41:33 CST 2010


MonitorsIf the glass is broken, place the monitor in a cardboard box lined
with a large plastic garbage bag. Seal the box and clearly label it with
"broken monitor" and the date.

On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 11:40 AM, Michael Rice <michael at michaelrice.org>wrote:

> This is not to donate to them, it is for recycling. Please read the link i
> posted..
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 4:02 PM, <dennis at myediscounts.com> wrote:
>
>> The last I heard was that Goodwill doesn't take defective monitors, they
>> only want the stuff that they can resell.  Corona Visions will take
>> defective monitors and they are certified by BAN (Basel Action Network)
>> www.ban.org for those wanting additional info.
>>
>> thanks
>>
>>
>> > You can also take your stuff to Good Will. They have a contract with
>> Dell
>> > and they will take all your old stuff then Dell gets it from them.
>> > http://reconnectpartnership.com/  <----- details
>> >
>> > On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 3:36 PM, <dennis at myediscounts.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> That may be a California law, the problem is that the older equipment
>> >> has
>> >> to be broken down and disposed of in a manner that is friendly to the
>> >> environment, and that cost a lot in labor and to get the right people
>> to
>> >> take the CRT glass, which lead is its primary component.  I'll do some
>> >> more research to find out if that is just a law in California.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> > On Thursday 07 January 2010 09:05:24 dennis at myediscounts.com wrote:
>> >> >> For all those out there with left over electronics that you no
>> longer
>> >> >> need
>> >> >> or want, it is time to get them recycled today!  Corona Visions Inc.
>> >> is
>> >> >> taking all electronics in at NO CHARGE and will dispose of it in an
>> >> >> enviromentally friendly way.  Corona Visions Inc. will take your CRT
>> >> >> based
>> >> >> equipment (Televisions and Monitors) for $0.45 cents per pound, but
>> >> you
>> >> >> for a limited time they will take your CRT based equipment at a 2
>> for
>> >> 1
>> >> >> deal.  For every 2 computers you bring in, you can bring in 1 CRT
>> >> based
>> >> >> equipment for recycling at no charge!!!  Visit us today at
>> >> >> www.coronavisions.com or come by at 1907 Shipman Drive, we are just
>> >> >> across
>> >> >> IH35 from Splashtown.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Thanks
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >
>> >> > Hmmm... interesting. I might have to go there and get rid of old
>> junk.
>> >> > But I have a question. I thought it is now illegal to charge
>> recycling
>> >> > fees for CRT TVs and monitors, as those fees are now worked into the
>> >> > pricing of new digital screens. Maybe I'm just referring a California
>> >> > state law, but recycle fees for CRTs aught to be extinct.
>> >> >
>> >> > John C.
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