Yes, we Muslims love our gadgets. That's all cool and everything but lets make sure that we are responsible in the way that we dispose of our old ones. To that end there are ample opportunties to recycle e-Waste. Here is a list of some of those opportunities in NYC. The organization that Lower East Side Ecology Center has been leading the way with this effort for some time.
Lower East Side Ecology Center, is making eWaste recycling more convenient than ever, hosting events in every borough.
So bring your unwanted computers, monitors, printers, scanners, fax machines, network devices, peripherals, hard drives, CD-ROM drives, TVs, VCRs, DVD players, DVR/cable/satellite receivers, portable music players, cell phones, radios, video games, and more to one of these eWaste Recycling Events:
Dates & Locations
All events run 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., rain or shine
|Jan 7||Bowling Green Park • East side of Broadway at Beaver St., Financial District|
|Jan 7||Midland Beach Parking Lot 5 • Father Capodanno Blvd. & Jefferson Ave., Staten Island|
|SUN||Jan 8||Union Square Park • North Plaza, cars may enter on E 16th St. & Union Square West|
|SUN||Jan 8||Queens Botanical Garden • Enter parking lot on Crommelin St., Flushing|
|SAT||Jan 14||Carl Schurz Park • E 88th St. & East End Ave., Upper East Side|
|SAT||Jan 14||McCarren Park • Bedford Ave. just north of N 12th St., Williamsburg|
|SUN||Jan 15||Prospect Park • Prospect Park West & 3rd St., Park Slope|
|SAT||Jan 21||Tekserve • 119 West 23rd St. btwn. 6th & 7th Aves., Chelsea|
|SUN||Jan 22||Central Park • Central Park North & Lenox Ave., Harlem|
|SUN||Jan 22||West 63rd Street • Btwn. Central Park West & Broadway, Upper West Side|
|SAT||Jan 28||Ring Garden • Riverside Drive btwn. Seaman Ave. & Broadway, Inwood|
|SAT||Jan 28||Brook Park • Brook Ave. btwn. 140th & 141st St., Mott Haven, South Bronx|
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