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Waste Management and the City of Manhattan Beach to Host “2014 Earth Day EWaste Collection and Shred Event”

Event to Make it Easy for Residents and Businesses to Recycle and Dispose of EWaste and Confidential Documents in an Environmentally Safe Manner

WHAT: In an effort to facilitate responsible disposal of electronic waste, Waste Management and the City of Manhattan Beach will be hosting the 2014 Earth Day EWaste Collection and Shred Event. The event will provide City of Manhattan Beach residents and surrounding areas with the opportunity to easily dispose of EWaste items in an environmentally safe manner and safely shred and dispose of confidential documents.

WHO: This free event is open to City of Manhattan Beach residents, businesses and the surrounding areas of Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance etc.

WHEN: April 26, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Manhattan Beach Middle School (Parking Lot)

            1501 N. Redondo Avenue

            Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

WHY: By properly disposing of items, residents and businesses can help keep protect the environment by keeping those items away from the waste stream.

HOW: Residents and businesses can bring any of the approved items to the drop off location.

Document Shredding

  • First three regular size office boxes are free and $5.00 for each additional box.

Acceptable items:

o    PDAs

o    Pagers

o    Computer monitors

o    Computer software disks

o    Laptop computers

o    Photocopiers

o    Scanners

o    Stereos/radios/MP3 players or iPods

o    Telephones/answering machines

o    iPads

o    Computers

o    Monitors

o    Keyboards

o    Printers

o    VCRs

o    Fax machines

o    Electronic games

o    Cell phones

o    Televisions (including plasma and LCD)

o    DVD players

o    Video game consoles

o    Microwaves


ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT

Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste Management visit www.wm.com or www.thinkgreen.com.

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