Earth Day Celebration
April 25, 2013
"Power of Many"
Keep California Beautiful and partner agencies Caltrans, CHP, CalRecycle, DTSC, CalEPA, California Department of General Services, and California State and Consumer Services Agency will celebrate Earth Day during the California Statewide Litter Collection, Enforcement and Beautification Day on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
The day will include a kick-off event at noon on the west steps of the State Capitol sponsored by the American Chemistry Council followed by cleanup activities throughout California. CalTrans and CHP will coordinate statewide to collect litter and promote enforcement. CEAR, Inc. will co-host e-waste collection events at a participating McDonald’s location at 2332 Broadway Street and at 915 Capitol Mall (Traffic Circle across from West Steps of Capitol.)
KCB and CEAR along with their partners will allow you to conoveniently and responsibly recycle your e-waste for FREE. Proceeds will go to support the ongoing efforts of KCB. Clean out your storage closets of your unused, broken or outdated E-WASTE and recieve a BE OUR GUEST CARD f rom McDonalds for your effort.
Additionally at 915 Capitol Mall from 8-4 you can bring other recyclable waste that may need special handling or collection such as Expanded Polystyrene Foam (often mistaken as Styrofoam) and Cigarette Butts. Each of these products will be captured for recycling by different companies.
FOAM RECYCLING: Please bring any foam
- Foam Cups, Food Containers and Block Packaging ARE Recyclable
- This is a newly added item to the City of Sacramento Blue Bin recycling program
- There will be collection vehicle onsite collecting all foam material with the number 6
- Cigarette Pollution Solutions will be onsite to accept cigarette butts for recycling.
A complete list of items accepted as E-waste and Techno-Trash is at bottom of this webpage.
Recycling your e-waste: It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!
- Put your e-waste in your car.
- Bring your e-waste to one of locations. (Locations will be listed on this page closer to the event)
- Pop your trunk - you won't even have to get out of your car!
Note: CEAR physically destroys all hard drives and ships no whole units of e-waste to developing countries.
Items that can be dropped off at any of the e-waste collection sites include:
- Monitors, televisions (including LCD, LED, and projection)
- Desktop and laptop PCs, keyboards, mice, and other computer peripherals including cables and power supplies
- VCRs, CD, and DVD players as well as video game consoles
- Home and car stereo equipment, speakers, wires, and adapters
- Cell phones, PDAs, Digital cameras, calculators, and home telephones
- CD’s/Video Cassettes/Beta/DAT Tapes
- Printers, copiers, scanners, and fax machines
- Microwaves and other small kitchen appliances
- Servers, mainframes, circuit boards
- Hair dryers, straighteners, electric razors, and electric toothbrushes
- Electric space heaters, humidifiers, electric fans, and vaccuums
- Almost any other electronic or corded small appliance
Items that cannot be dropped off at any of the e-waste collection sites include:
- Large appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers, washers, or dryers
- Lawn mowers, weedeaters, or edgers
- Air conditioners