Waste Management of Southern California and L.A. LIVE to host free electronics recycling event in honor of Earth Day

by laliveinsider on Mon., Apr 22 at 04:00 PM

Event to make it easy for public to recycle and dispose of electronic devices in an environmentally safe manner

WHAT: Waste Management of Southern California and L.A. LIVE will be hosting a free electronic waste collection drive as part of L.A. LIVE Earth Month, a month-long celebration of Earth Day. The event will provide the public with the opportunity to easily dispose of acceptable electronic items in an environmentally safe manner.

WHO: This free event is open to the public.

WHEN: Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Curbside of Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE with entrance on Chick Hearn Court from Figueroa and 11th.

WHY: By properly disposing of electronic items, individuals can help protect the environment by keeping those items out of the waste stream.

HOW: Residents and businesses can bring any of the approved items to the drop off location.

Acceptable items:
• Computers – CPU and laptop, computer monitors
• Computer peripherals – printers, keyboards, mice
• Fax machines
• Photocopiers
• Televisions
• VCRs/Stereos
• Home and office phones
• Cell phones
• Consumer electronics
• Microwaves

Please do not bring:
•Light bulbs
• Batteries
• Smoke alarms/detectors or fire alarms/detectors
• Thermometers, dehumidifiers
• Any unit with sludge or liquids
• Large and small appliances – refrigerators, etc.


Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste Management visit www.wm.com or www.thinkgreen.com

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