Thursday, April 7, 2011

Buffalo ReUse: E-Waste Collection Event

On Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 10am-2pm, Buffalo ReUSE will offer an opportunity to safely dispose of old TVs, computers, and other electronics at their retail store, located at 298 Northampton St., Buffalo [Map].

This event is held in honor of Earth Day and in partnership with Sunnking, a local electronics recycler.

In addition to reusable building materials and unwanted household items, Buffalo ReUSE will accept the following E-Waste:

Computers & Laptops -- Printers -- Keyboards & Mice -- Monitors (CRTs) -- Televisions -- Microwave Ovens (non PCB) -- Copiers -- Typewriters -- Fax Machines -- Cellular Phones & Pagers -- Audio & Video Equipment -- Telephone Equipment -- Laboratory & Test Equipment -- Circuit Boards (any kind) -- Cables/Wire -- Any item with a Circuit Board -- Batteries (charges may apply) -- Most Home Appliances

Additional E-Waste Day activities include building material recycling, worm composting, Tool Library tours, and Patchwork Garden sign up. Raised Garden Bed materials & Rain Barrels will be available for purchase.

Buffalo ReUSE is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization working to keep valuable building materials from landfills. Buffalo ReUse operates a building material resale store – open to the public six days a week – Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 12-4pm. The Buffalo ReUSE store is fully stocked with doors, windows, plumbing, tubs, tile, cabinets, furniture, fixtures, and more.

Buffalo ReUse accepts unwanted and reusable building material donations at the 298 Northampton St location. All donations are tax-deductible. Pickups can be scheduled by calling (716) 882-2800. Sorry, pick-ups not available for e-waste event.

For more information, please call Buffalo ReUSE at (716) 882-2800 or email at

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