Electronic Waste Recycling Event

The Prospect Park Alliance and the Lower East Side Ecology Center will co-host a post-holiday electronic waste recycling event at the 3rd Street entrance to Prospect Park from 10 AM to 4 PM on Sunday, January 19.

Spread the word to friends and neighbors that the event provides the opportunity to responsibly dispose of all of their unwanted or broken electronic gadgets.

You can view a list of acceptable items here at the Center's website.

The event is a good way to get ready to comply with the recently-passed Electronics Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act, which takes effect on January 1, 2015, making it illegal for New York State residents to put electronic items out with the trash.

For future reference, here's a list of electronics recycling facilities in Brooklyn:

Curb Recycling, Inc.
145 42nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220
(646) 739-4013

Green Chip, Inc.
540 Kingsland Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222
(718) 349-3094

Liquid Technology
140 58th Street, Suite 8C, Brooklyn, NY 11220
(800) 797-5478

Ombligo, Inc.
32 33rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232
(718) 384-0792

Vanguard Environmental Consulting, Inc.
465 Johnson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237
(917) 682-6930

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