City of Tuscaloosa and Partners to Host Annual E-Cycling Day
August 14, 2013
The City of Tuscaloosa, in conjunction with the City of Northport and the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce, will host its annual E-Cycling Day Friday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7 in the back parking lot of University Mall. Gates will be open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. both days.E-Cycling Day is a free event open to all residents, schools and businesses to recycle unwanted electronic items that would take up valuable landfill space if thrown away in the garbage.Items that can be e-cycled include, but are not limited to: cellphones, computers, computer monitors, mainframes, keyboards, printers, scanners, fax machines, copy machines, digital cameras, camcorders, video game systems, printer cartridges, telephones, record players, 8-tracks, typewriters, stereos, radios, CD players, projectors, VCRs, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, network equipment, computer parts and cables. Items that will not be accepted include, but are not limited to: televisions, household hazardous waste, household garbage, appliances and construction or demolition debris.Sponsors of this event assume no responsibility for any data left in the memory and/or the storage system of any and all equipment collected at the event. All hard drives collected will be securely scrubbed to Department of Defense specifications.To arrange large drop offs (10 computers or more), call the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce at 205-758-7588. For other information, call Tuscaloosa 311 at 205-248-5311 or visit www.tuscaloosachamber.com/ecycle.