January 10, 2013 -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 p.m. on Friday and from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday at the former South West 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.
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.
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For more information:
Director of Public Affairs and Communications, CSUB
Staff Forum Chair, CSUB
Media ContactColleen Dillaway, Director of Public Affairs & Communications