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E-waste Education

What is E-waste?

E-waste is defined as anything with a circuit board and or cathode ray tube (CRT). Following is a list of items accepted through this program:

  • Calculators
  • Cameras
  • Cassette Recorders
  • CD Players
  • Cell Phones
  • Computers (CPUs)
  • Copiers
  • DVD Players
  • Keyboards (typing and musical)
  • Monitors
  • Mice
  • Printer Cartridges (all types)
  • Printers (ribbon, laser, ink jet)
  • Radios
  • Scanners
  • Stereo Recievers
  • Tape Recorders
  • Televisions
  • Typewriters (electric)
  • VCRs
  • Video Game Equipment

 

Material received at this facility is demanufactured and recycled, or it is reused. Demanufacturing involves manually breaking down equipment into its separate components prior to shredding or recycling.

Data Security
The Electronic Demanufacturing Facility is equipped with state-of-the-art data security equipment to ensure that sensitive or confidential information is not compromised. From the moment the material arrives at the facility, it is tracked using a barcode system and security cameras. Once demanufactured, hard drives are kept in a locked cage until all data they contain is destroyed. Customers desiring priority data protection can pay a special handling fee to obtain copies of video from surveillance cameras, tracking reports and certificates of destruction.

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