March 2006

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.

 


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