Tampa, FL, April 01, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- As part of its 2015 Earth Day celebration, Rapid Refill Ink will join forces with Urban E Recycling from April 22 – May 30, 2015, to present “Electronics for a Cause,” offering free recycling of consumer electronics. Recycling proceeds will benefit Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful.
Office and household used electronics can be dropped off at Rapid Refill Ink, 10416 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The following items will be accepted for proper recycling: Computers (desktop and laptop), servers, hard drives, circuit boards, UPS battery backups, monitors, printers, copiers, DVD players, VCRs, modems, cable boxes, satellite receivers, routers, lead acid non-spillable batteries, lithium ion batteries, cell phones, telephones, phone system hardware, insulated cable, all metals associated with electronics, video game systems and ink and toner cartridges.
Those wishing to donate large items, such as big screens or a large quantity of items, should arrange for pick-up by contacting Rapid Refill Ink at (813) 514-0680.
Urban E Recycling will wipe hard drives off-site and provide a data destruction certificate. The $5 fee will be donated to Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful.
The event will also feature secure on-site document shredding for a discounted fee of .79/lb.
Local ordinances require that electronics be disposed of in a proper manner and not placed with normal household or office trash. Over 85 percent of all electronic waste (E-waste) goes un-recycled, with millions of tons entering the waste stream every year. The average American household has at least 24 electronic items. E-waste can contain more than 1,000 components, many of which are toxic.
About Rapid Refill Ink
Rapid Refill Ink, www.rapidrefill338.com; www.facebook.com/RapidRefillTampa, offers a complete selection of quality Rapid Refill brand inkjet and laser toner cartridges at significant savings, plus other supplies for all popular printer and copier brands, including Hewlett-Packard, Canon, Epson, Brother, Lexmark, Dell, Samsung, Sharp, Xerox, Oki and others.
About Urban E Recycling
Urban E Recycling, www.urbanerecycling.com believes that business and environmental responsibility go hand in hand. With the overwhelming speed of changing technology, we are in a position to make sure your outdated and non-useable electronics will be recycled safely, ethically, and responsibly.
About Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful
Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, Inc. (KTBB), a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide environmental education and volunteer opportunities that develop individual responsibility and environmental stewardship. Since 1989, KTBB has formed partnerships with local governments, corporations, schools and neighborhood organizations to engage individuals and provide opportunities to enhance the community through volunteer participation.