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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Community E-Waste Collection Event is September 18


   

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Community E-Waste Collection Event is September 18

Contact: Ainsley Brosnan-Smith, Waste Reduction & Environmental Specialist, 970.618.9757, Ainsley.Brosnan-Smith@CityOfAspen.com.

Aspen, Colorado – September 7, 2021 – The City of Aspen is hosting a free e-waste collection event on Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Marolt Housing Parking Lot located at 100 Marolt Place, Aspen.

Electronic waste is almost anything with a plug or battery including computers, printers, televisions, and cell phones.

E-waste is not smoke detectors, batteries, or mercury bulbs. Other materials that will not be accepted at the event include refrigerators, large appliances, A/C units, thermostats, smoke/CO2 detectors, batteries, light bulbs, or any items with hazardous chemicals.

The E-Waste Collection Event is free and open for those interested in recycling personal e-waste. Attendees are asked to remain in their vehicles while staff help with collection.

E-waste from businesses will not be accepted at this event but can be recycled for a fee with BlueStarRecyclers in Basalt. Contact Kevin Emory at Kevin@BlueStarRecyclers.com or 720.415.0767 to schedule an appointment.

More information is available online at https://www.cityofaspen.com/361/Electronic-Waste.


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