Bring Your High Tech Recycling to OCC Highland Lakes Campus, October 1 Keep Waste Out of Landfills

Oakland Community College’s Sustainability Committee and High Tech Recycling invite the community to bring their electronic waste to a recycling event at the College’s Highland Lakes campus on Saturday, October 1 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The campus is located at 7350 Cooley Lake Road, Waterford.

10-1The following items will be accepted: computers, laptops, printers, copiers, cell phones, office phones, microwaves, chargers, TVs (no tube TVs), cable boxes, lithium ion and car batteries, hard drives, industrial equipment, personal electronics, radios, computer monitors, audio equipment, routers, circuit boards, cables, wires, cords and home appliances.

The following materials will not be accepted: tube TVs, bio-hazard material, radioactive material, VHS tapes, CDs, Freon-containing devices, alkaline batteries, leaking batteries, any non-electronics and hazardous waste (such as paint or oil).

Over the past four years, OCC has collected over 60,000 pounds of approved waste from community residents, students, staff and faculty and safely transport to approved waste and recycling facilities making it easy for community members to keep waste out of landfills.

For more information, contact Keith Pawlovich at krpawlov@oaklandcc.edu or (248) 942-3243.

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