Festival Activity: E-Waste

Visit the Event on FacebookApril 19, 2014, 11 am- 4 pm, Louis Engel Waterfront Park

A Riverfront Day of Free Family Events and Live Music Honoring Our Planet and Commemorating the Legacy of Pete Seeger

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Have you been meaning to get rid of that outdated media device and don’t know what to do with it? Do you have a computer that doesn’t seem to work anymore, but not sure if it’s salvageable?

Bring your E-Waste to Greater Ossining’s Earth Day Festival on April 19th and we’ll tell you whether it can fixed—and if not, we’ll show you how it can be re-purposed, re-used & recycled, and even provide a tax-deductible receipt!

Here’s what’s OK to bring down:

  • Any/all Computers (including peripheral devices)
  • monitors
  • printers
  • scanners
  • laptops
  • keyboards
  • copiers/multi-function printers
  • cell phones
  • DVD players
  • Vacuums
  • Power tools
  • any small electronic household items
  • Although they are not technically e-waste, the barge has a special affection for bicycles & scooters, so bring those too!

Please do NOT bring:

  • Microwaves
  • TVs
  • anything with gas oil
  • transmission fluid or lubricants (must be emptied of all before recycling)

Croton Copier will be on hand to advise whether your electronics can be repaired. For over 25 years, Croton Copier has been helping businesses and individuals in Westchester and the Greater NY area manage their office equipment and operate more efficiently. Visit crotoncopier.com for more information.

Groundwork Hudson Valley-Science Barge will be on hand to take E-Waste. The Science Barge is a prototype sustainable urban farm developed by NY Sun Works and acquired by Groundwork Hudson Valley in October 2008 to be operated as an environmental education center. All e-waste collected at the Festival will be re-used or properly recycled in an environmentally sustainable way. Groundwork Valley is a 501-3C non-profit and all e-waste donations will be tax deductible. Receipts will be provided at the event. For more information, contact-Bob Walters, Director at bob@groundworkhv.org or call 914-513-7354.

Map to Louis Engel Waterfront Park