Free e-waste drop-off takes place Saturday at Pioneer High School
Washtenaw County residents can unload their pagers, fax machines and wood-paneled cell phones at an annual electronics recycling event in Ann Arbor on Saturday.
Angela J. Cesere | AnnArbor.com
Hosted by the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor Public Schools, old and outdated electronic devices will be accepted for free disposal from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pioneer High School at 601 W. Stadium Boulevard in Ann Arbor.
Apple Inc. will be shredding the electronics and re-using the materials to make new products.
Workers at the site will unload materials from people’s vehicles during the drive.
Acceptable items at the drive include CRT monitors, LCD displays, computer processing units, laptops, servers, wires and cables, keyboards, mice, speakers, hard drives, TVs, microwaves, camcorders, DVD players, VCRs, cameras, radios, stereos, video games, cell phones, and pagers.
Office equipment accepted include fax machines, photocopiers, printers, scanners, surge protectors, telephones, typewriters and adding machines.
Items not accepted include smoke detectors, refrigerators, stoves, ovens, light bulbs, batteries, Styrofoam, hair dryers or TVs with broken screens.
Amy Biolchini covers Washtenaw County, health and environmental issues for AnnArbor.com. Reach her at (734) 623-2552, firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter.