CSUB Announces E-Waste Recycling

Ever wonder what to do with those old electronics just sitting in that closet in your house? Don’t throw them out; recycle them. California State University, Bakersfield’s Staff Forum will host an Electronic Waste (E-Waste) recycling event on Friday, February 8th and Saturday, February 9th, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday and from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday at the former Southwest Little League parking lot across from Chevron, on Camino Media and Southwest Drive.  This event is open to all residents and businesses in Kern County.

Electrical items that will be accepted include, but are not limited to, answering machines, camcorders, compact disk players, copiers, DVD/VCR players, electric typewriters, electronic games, fax machines, laptops, mainframe computers, cell phones, modems, pagers, PDA's, personal computers (CPU, monitors keyboards, mice, and peripherals), printers, radios, remote controls, scanners, stereos, tape players, telephones and telephone equipment, televisions, testing equipment, or two-way radios.

“CSUB is committed to sustainability as a greater goal. With this recycling event, we wanted to make it easy for the community to recycle items that can be tricky to dispose of, and often end up in landfills,” said Sheila Barela, Chair of Staff Forum.

Staff Forum cannot accept batteries, light tubes or bulbs, mercury waste, used oil or large appliances.  Please contact Kern County Waste Management Department for proper recycling of these items.  Complete information can be found at the following link: http://www.co.kern.ca.us/wmd/Pdfs/KernCountyRecyclingGuide.pdf.

For recorded information regarding this E-Waste recycling event, please (661) 654-2581.  Businesses should call Staff Forum Chair, Sheila Barela at (661) 654-6320 for E-Waste assistance.

For More Information

Contact CSUB Public Affairs
csubpublicaffairs@csub.edu
(661) 654-2136