University collects electronic waste
Fresno, CA— Electronic Recyclers
of America (ERA) announced that its first community electronic
waste collection weekend in partnership with California State
University, Fresno has resulted in the collection of 69,982 pounds
of electronic waste.
Within the course of two days,
hundreds of local residents, businesses and students arrived at
the University with their unwanted and/or non-functioning computer
monitors, computers, printers, televisions and other electronic
waste. It is estimated that nearly 2,000 items in all were dropped
off to arrive at the almost 70,000 pound total.