>Subject: Fwd: Fw: E-scrap Collection Event 17-18 October
>Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2003 10:36:42 -0400
>> Please see and help disseminate attached information on coming e-scrap
>> > >recycling event on Oct 17 and 18 being sponsored by Florida
>>> >Protection, Best Buy Stores, Alachua County Environmental Protection
>>> >Department and Alachua County and City of Gainesville Waste Management
>> > >Divisions.
>> > >Goal is to recover scrap computer/electronics items to keep them (and
>>their >hazardous ingredients) out of our local landfill.
>> > >
>>> >Albert A. Krause, Solid Waste Coordinator
>>> >Bldg. 809-PPD SW Radio Road
>>> >P.O. Box 117745, Gainesville, FL 32611-7745
>>> >tel 352/392-7396 fax 352/392-3044
>>> >mailto:[log in to unmask]
>Details of Best Buy Electronics Collection
>… Date: Friday - October 17 and Saturday - October 18, 2003
>… Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
>… Where: Gainesville Best Buy Store
>3750 SW Archer Road
>… Cost: Free for private residential households. (See note 3 below.)
>1. The collection is ONLY being held at the Gainesville Best Buy
>store on October 17 and 18, 2003 between 10:00 AM & 5:00 PM - No
>other stores. No other times. No other dates.
>2. Who can participate: This collection is intended for the private
>citizens of Alachua County.
>3. Business Participation: We WILL accept 3 pieces of business
>equipment free of charge. After that the business is required to pay
>the contractor the same rate that the state is paying. Please refer
>any businesses who are interested in bringing more than 3 pieces to
>the Best Buy Collection to Kurt Seaburg, 352-334-0440.
>4. Examples of items being collected:
>Monitors Televisions Printers Scanners
>CPUs Phones Keyboards Mice
>Cell phones Terminals Copiers Fax Machines
>Miscellaneous drives, circuit boards, peripherals, etc.
>5. Operational computer systems may be donated to the non-profit
>6. Sponsored by - Florida Department of Environmental Protection,
>Best Buy Stores, Alachua County Environmental Protection Department
>and Alachua County and City of Gainesville Waste Management Divisions
>7. Recycling electronics helps protect the environment from heavy
>metals, such as lead and mercury that can impact groundwater - the
>source of 90 percent of Florida's drinking water.
>Note: The Florida Department of Environmental Protection web site on
>> > >
>>> Hannah Covert
>>> Associate Director
>>> Tropical Conservation and Development Program
>>> Center for Latin American Studies
>>> University of Florida
>>> 304 Grinter Hall
>>> PO Box 115531
>>> Gainesville, FL 32611-5531
>>> Telephone: 352-392-0375 ext. 825
>>> Fax: 352-392-0085
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