TUESDAY, JULY 10: The Waste Management Section of the Ministry of Public Works will be holding their second e-Waste Recycling Day for 2012 on Saturday 14th July from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Tynes Bay Waste to Energy Facility located on Palmetto Road, Devonshire.
Residents are encouraged to bring their old, worn out electronics to be recycled – everything from battery operated toys and hair dryers all the way up to computers and other Circuit Board Containing Equipment; any small appliance powered by batteries or power cord.
Drop off the following Electronic Waste Items for Recycling:
• Household air conditioners
• Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs)
• Computer Processing Units (CPUs)
• Cell Phones
• Mainframe Equipment
• Fax Machines
• Stereo Equipment / Radios
• Satellite Receivers
• Other Circuit Board Containing Equipment and anything powered by batteries or an electrical cord.
In 2009/2010 the Waste Management section sent away 110 x 20’ shipping container loads of recycling. These were comprised of 26 containers of air conditioners, 24 containers of vehicle batteries, 14 containers of tin, seven containers of aluminum, six containers of other metals, 16 containers of motor oil, two containers of fluorescent tubes, four containers of transformers one container of household batteries and 10 containers of e-Waste.
All recyclable materials, including e-Waste are sent to United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved recycling facilities to ensure they are handled with maximal concern for the environment and worker safety.
For commercial loads please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone Stephen Gilbert at 501-3024.
For further details on correct waste disposal, please visit www.wastemanagement.gov.bm, or the “What Goes Where” section in the BTC Phone Book blue pages.