Get Rid of Old Electronics Sep 17

A crew from Conservation Corps North Bay  |  reposted from Currents

A free E-Waste Collection Event is coming to Sausalito from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, which is also Coastal Cleanup Day. Conservation Corps North Bay will be on duty at 28 Liberty Ship Way to collect everything from fax machines to microwaves.

Other electronics on the list of accepted e-waste include:

  • Computers
  • Televisions
  • Monitors
  • Telephones
  • Cellular phones
  • Tablets and e-readers
  • Hard drives
  • Keyboards and mice
  • Cords and cables
  • Digital cameras
  • Video game consoles

Items that are not accepted include batteries, lights and light bulbs, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, small appliances without a circuit board, large appliances, and media like CDs, DVDs, and VHS tapes.

E-waste may also be brought to the Marin Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 565 Jacoby Street in San Rafael. Hours for residential drop-off are Tuesday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The facility also accepts many other types of household hazardous waste, including motor oil, paint, propane cylinders, batteries, and light bulbs.

The E-Waste Collection Event is co-sponsored by Bay Cities Refuse, the Sausalito Sustainability Commission, and Kimber Management.