Recycle your old cell phones, laptops and tablets for free!

9/12/2018


9/12/18

Amery, Wis. – Amery Hospital & Clinic is hosting a fall Tech Dump event. Members of the community are invited to clean out their closets to dispose of select electronic devices safely, securely and responsibly at the October event.
The Tech Dump cell phone, tablet and computer recycling event will be held:

  • Thursday, Oct. 4 (noon to 3 p.m.): Amery Area Community Center

“We're delighted to bring this opportunity to the community again for people to recycle their cell phones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers for free,” said Natalie George, the chair of the green team at Amery Hospital & Clinic. “We take our commitment to sustainable practices very seriously. Last time we held this event, we disposed of 3,953 pounds of electronics from our community securely and responsibly and we’d love to do the same or better again.”

The following items will be accepted free of charge for recycling at the event:
  • Desktop and laptop computers (and their hardware)
  • Keyboards and mice
  • Unbroken flat panel TVs and monitors
  • Cell phones, tablets, chargers, cables and Christmas lights

There will be a charge if the following items are brought for recycling: Tube TVs and monitors, plasma TVs, rear projection TVs, and there is an extra environmental charge if TVs or monitors are damaged. And household appliances such as fridges, printers and stereos will not be accepted.

HealthPartners partners with Tech Dump to ensure that the electronics recycling events offer the highest level of data privacy. Tech Dump offers expert safe, secure data destruction. All electronics accepted for recycling go through data destruction using NIST/DOD-compliant erasure.

Visit Techdump.org/healthpartners for the full list of accepted items, charges, and items not accepted. Call Tech Dump at 763-432-3117 (extension 1) with additional questions about the event.


NOTE: The photo above shows a previous Tech Dump event held at the Amery Area Community Center.

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