GeekSpeak for 2005-07-29

E-Waste

The Geeks talk with Jeffery Smedberg of the Santa Cruz Public Works Department
about community resources and responsible manufactures (and how to get in contact with
them) for e-waste management, recycling, and reuse.


The Geeks talk with Jeffery Smedberg, Recycling Programs Coordinator of the Santa Cruz Public Works Department, about community resources and responsible manufactures (and how to get in contact with them) for e-waste management, recycling, and reuse. Jeffrey Smedberg can be reached at (831)454-2373 or by email at recycle@co.santa-cruz.ca.us Household Electronic Products include: televisions, computers, monitors, printers, peripherals, fax machines, VCRs, radios & stereos, telephones, video games, wiring, and all products designed for use in a home environment that contain electronic circuitry and wiring and are often housed in a plastic casing. Does not include mostly metal appliances such as microwaves, toasters, or copy machines. If your equipment is working and not too old, please patronize our Community Partners. These local non-profits and businesses will pass on your products to others in our community. Please respect their acceptance rules and drop off items only during open hours.

Community Partners

Disposal Sites

E-Waste Haulers for Businesses and Agencies

Generators of larger quantities of E-wastes may want to contract directly with haulers. Any transportation or processing fees depend on the quantity and quality of material handled. These haulers and processors state that they process E-wastes in the US in an environmentally sound manner.

Manufacturer Recycling Programs