Electronics recycling comes to Vail June 13 | VailDaily.com

Electronics recycling comes to Vail June 13

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Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – The Eagle Valley Alliance for Sustainability is hosting its annual electronics recycling event in Vail on June 13. Paper shredding is also available this year for residents who wish to shred their confidential documents in an environmentally friendly manner.-

“Get the Lead Out” will be hosted in Vail from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 13 at the Town of Vail Municipal Building parking lot. Prior to stopping in Vail, the event will take place in Eagle at the City Market parking lot from 1 to 7 p.m. on June 12.

The electronics recycling is provided by Guaranteed Recycling Xperts of Denver. The company disassembles the electronics into its core components with a goal of 100 percent recycling. It ensures data security by physically destroying the hard drive and will provide a certificate guaranteeing the destruction of the disk.

This service is $5 per computer or small printer; $10 for monitors (up to 17 inches) and larger printers. Very large items may cost more. There is no charge to recycle keyboards and other accessories with a computer.

To learn more about the process, go to http://www.grxrecycles.com.

The paper shredding is provided by Paper Wise of Glenwood Springs at $10 per box. The paper will be shredded on-site and will then be transported to be composted or recycled.-All paper is 100 percent recycled. To learn more about Paper Wise visit http://www.paperwise.net.-

For more information or questions, call Bill Carlson, town of Vail environmental health officer, at 479-2333; or call Matt Scherr with Eagle Valley Alliance at 827-9999.

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