Electronics Recycling & Sustainability Fair

Recycling Rally & Sustainability Fair

Greening with Guardian

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019: 9:00AM to 1:00PM

Berkshire Community College 1350 West Street, Pittsfield

Here’s what we’re collecting. All material must be clean and dry.

Acceptable Electronic Items: Servers, Desktop PCs, Laptops, Tablets, Speakers, All components and accessories, Video & photo equipment, DVRs, Cable and satellite receivers, digital and film cameras, Audio equipment, DVD/VHS players and tapes, Printers, Copiers, Scanners, Faxes, Gaming consoles, Cell Phones & Batteries, Phones and all accessories, small electronic appliances, all cables and power cords, small household electrical devices (rechargeable), Non-CRT TVs (ie: LED, LCD) Please note that there is a $15 advance fee (per item) for cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions and monitors.*

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EPC, INC.

 

*Those seeking to dispose of these items should register directly at the DPU office. Payment can be made via check only and addressed to the collection vendor, “EPC, Inc.”

Acceptable Paper Shredding: Clean paper (any color and any size), Blueprints, Newspapers, Magazines, Brochures, Mail (including window envelopes), Photographs, File folders (any color). Please note: no need to remove staples, paper clips, rubber bands or small binders.

 

Non-Acceptable Items: Cardboard, Telephone Books, Hardcover Books, Plastics (ie: Plastic bags & packing material, computer discs, CDs, DVDs, backup & VCR tapes, Transparencies, ID badges & driver’s licenses, Microfiche & Microfilm & X-rays), Hardware (ie: Computer Parts, Printer & photocopier parts, trash or hazardous materials) and Metals (ie: Including binders, handing folders, large clips).

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH IRON MOUNTAIN

Acceptable Items: Paper, Plastic, Bottles, Cans, Mattresses, Boxsprings and furniture. Please note the furniture needs to be broken down by the residents prior to bringing to the event.

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH REPUBLIC

Acceptable Metal Container Items: Air conditioners, dehumidifiers, BBQ Grills, bicycles, dishwashers, trash compactors, stoves metal sinks, metal doors, metal swings (dismantle, microwaves, push & riding lawnmowers, sewing machines, snowblowers, rototiller, treadmills, refrigerators & freezers (doors must be removed), exercise equipment, washers, dryers, car parts, and misc. scrap metal. Please drain all oil and gas.

 

Non-Acceptable Items: No propane tanks, no Televisions, no Tires.

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SAYERS’ AUTO WRECKING, INC.

Acceptable Items: Clean folded grain/feed/seed bags, sewing machines (broken/working) and irrigation tubing/drip tape.

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PITTSFIELD BAG SHARE

Acceptable Items: New/Used Bikes & Bike Pieces (All forms of bikes). Please note the bikes are checked with the PPD to ensure they aren’t stolen or reported missing.

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BIKE RESTORE

Acceptable Textile Items: TBD

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GOODWILL

Acceptable Items: Clean and Dry White Rigid (not thin flexible sheets) Styrofoam (EPS) blocks. For instance, from bulk packing block, to insulations panels, coolers, to fish boxes.

 

Non-Acceptable Items: Small pieces of Styrofoam (ie: peanuts or package corners and food containers. The Styrofoam can’t be in colors other than white and can’t be dirty or contaminated.

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GOLD CIRCUIT

Acceptable Medical Equipment: Power & manual wheelchairs, scooters, sling lifts, portable ramps, tub/shower chairs, rollator walkers, adapted strollers, standers & gait trainers, and specialty cushions/mattresses. Please note that the equipment should be in good condition or easily repaired.

 

Non-Acceptable Items: Hospital beds of any kind, any built-in-place ramps or stair lifts, braces, CPAP or other medical machines.

 

IN PARNTERHSIP WITH REQUIPMENT

Acceptable Materials: Disposable batteries (Alkaline, Nickel Cadmium (NiCd), Nickel Metal-Hydride (NiMH), Lithium Ion (Li-lon), Lithium Metal and other household batteries), Toothpaste tabs/caps, toothbrushes, toothpaste cartons, toothbrush outer packaging, and floss containers. Please note: Electric toothbrushes, battery toothbrushes, and/or their parts are not recyclable through the program. All brands of blades and razors (systems and disposable units & replaceable-blade cartridge units), rigid plastic packaging from razors, and flexible plastic bag packaging from razors. Foil-lined energy bar wrappers; foil-lined granola bar wrappers; foil-lined meal replacement bar wrappers; foil-lined protein bar wrappers; foil-lined diet bar wrappers; Clif Bar & Co. wrappers from Clif Bars, Luna Bars, MOJO, Builders, Crunch, Clif Kid Z-Bar, Kits Organic, Clif Kid Z-Fruit, Shot Bloks, Shot Gels, and Shot Drinks; pouches from Clif Organic Energy Food.

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BEAT

 

 

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