Keep Orlando Beautiful
Electronic Waste Recycling
SAVE THE DATE AND YOUR OLD ELECTRONICS!
Keep Orlando Beautiful and the A1 Assets
is holding an electronic waste collection on Saturday, February 22nd,
2014 from 9am-1pm at Orlando Festival Park, 2911 East Robinson Street.
Bring us your old electronics to be recycled.
Click here for flyer with details and directions.
"Recycling televisions and
other electronics allows for the recovery of electronic components that
contain lead and other toxic materials," said Mary Jean Yon,
DEPís Director of Waste Management. "Recycling is good for the
environment and the reuse of resources makes good economic sense."
With our ever changing
technology, it is important to prevent an influx of electronic waste in
Floridaís landfills. The Department of Environmental Protection
and City of Orlando is encouraging consumers to look for ways to reuse
and recycle unwanted televisions and other electronics. There are many
options to recycle unwanted televisions at no cost to most consumers;
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A1 Assets, Inc. services businesses,
residents, and government entities across Florida and Southeastern
United States by providing industry-leading responsible electronics
recycling. They are the only Responsible Recycling Practices (R2)
and ISO 1400: 2004 certified recyclers in the Orlando area, guaranteeing
data security and environmentally-friendly materials management. A1
Assets is located at 1100 Charles Street in Longwood, FL 32750. Drop off
is Monday through Friday between 10am and 5pm. Call 407.339.7030 or
visit a1assets.com for more information and list of acceptable
Televisions and other
electronic items that are broken or can no longer be used can still be
recycled in an environmentally-friendly manner. To make it easier to
recycle old electronics, DEP has produced an
interactive web-based map
that enables residents to find out where to recycle.
electronics recycling web site also links to a frequently asked
questions page that explains what the television broadcast signal
conversion is, how to tell whether your television is "digital-ready."
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