Fairlawn, N.J. - AnythingIT, a leading information technology electronics recycler and e-waste handler serving both government and commercial markets, will be hosting a Consumer Electronics Recycling Event on Jan. 9, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm.
The event will allow the general public to recycle unwanted, displaced and unused consumer electronics at no cost at AnythingIT's headquarters, located at 17-09 Zink Place, Fair Lawn, N.J. 07410.
All materials received at the event will be recycled in an environmentally friendly manner by AnythingIT, an e-Stewards Certified company and NJDEP Class D Permit Holder. Every pound of material received will be sorted and recycled with material of similar composition with downstream accountability, according to the company.
David Bernstein, CEO at AnythingIT, said in a statement, “We encourage residents to take advantage of this opportunity by dropping off their old computer equipment so they can be disposed of responsibly. AnythingIT is dedicated to our local community and the environment. With the coming holidays, I am sure many household will be purchasing the latest technology devices, leaving the older systems and products to collect dust in the basements and attics across the region. This is a rare opportunity for our local community to be rid of these items without proving caustic to the environment.”
Equipment eligible for drop off: desktop computers, flat screen monitors, tablets and e-readers, CRT monitors, TV, DVD/CD/Blu-Ray players, cassette players and home audio equipment, microwave ovens, video game consoles, wireless and cellular products, chargers, networking equipment, camera and video equipment, household products and other computer equipment.
Smart Phones or Cellphones that are received will be provided to a non-profit organization that provides telecommunications for domestic violence and abusive situations. Working Laptops that are received will be given to returning military personnel and veterans through the "Work Vessels for Vets" organization.
Anything IT will not be accepting the following: refrigerators, air conditioners and anything that uses a coolant, such as Freon, to function; propane containers, fuel storage containers and anything that uses a fuel storage for functionality where the fuel source is intact.
AnythingIT is an asset management vendor and e-waste handler serving OEM's, equipment resellers, government and enterprise clients. Services provided by the company include: data scrubbing, shredding, inventory management, repair and remarketing of equipment and recycling of parts and materials.