Free ewaste disposal scheduled in October

October 15th, 2010  |  by  |  Published in Campus News

man handing off a giant old computer monitor to another man

The University of Hawaiʻi is hosting free electronic waste drop-offs at 7 locations in October. Free recycling and disposal services are provided courtesy of Apple to keep toxic materials such as arsenic, mercury and lead out of the soil, groundwater and air. Ewaste, including computers, cell phones and TVs, will be processed in North America.

Public and private schools, government offices, military units, small businesses and non-profits must pre-register to drop off items 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the following locations: John A. Burns School of Medicine Oct. 27-29; Leeward Community College and UH Hilo Oct. 28-29; Kauaʻi and Windward Community Colleges, UH Maui College and Kealakehe High School in Kailua Kona on Oct. 29.

Residents can drop off personal household electronics at all seven locations 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 30.

For more information, including the complete list of electronics that can be accepted, visit

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