Wincycle/ Dartmouth College in Windsor Charges 10 cents/lb and also
On Apr 26, 2004, at 1:42 PM, Ken Kleinman wrote:
> Last time we checked it was 22 cents a pound.
> Kenneth Kleinman
> Essex Town School District
> 802-878-8168 ext 107
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>>>> [log in to unmask] 04/26/04 11:40 AM >>>
> We take computers to CSWD and pay by the pound. They then ship them
> to Massachusetts where they are broken down and recycled in a proper
> manner, and, I'm told they use anything good for charitable
> organizations. So, even though we are paying for disposal, we know
> are being disposed of properly. I would guess they end up at the same
> place in MA that Eric sent his to.
> I can't remember how much per pound, but it was reasonable and cheaper
> than paying by the piece. We did have to make an appointment to drop
> them off.
> Joanne Finnegan, Technology Coordinator
> Richmond and Jericho Elementary Schools
> (802) 434-2461
> (802) 899-2272
>>>> [log in to unmask] 4/26/2004 11:18:40 AM >>>
> Our schools have faced a substantial disposal problem over the past
> years, and my biggest concern has been WHERE DOES IT GO? I have always
> concerned about where the materials end up and whether they are
> disposed of, particularly in light of AP reports a few years ago about
> disposal of our toxic electronic waste in third world locations.......
> guess the major concern is with CRTs, which (I believe) can no longer
> legally put in landfills.
> Last year I found an outfit in Gardner MA called Electronicycle
> (www.elctronicycle.com) that specializes in environmentally friendly
> recycling and remanufacturing of electronic waste (specifically CRTs).
> is where the VT state surplus depot takes their dead stuff. The issue
> is how
> to get it there! The state depot folks were kind enough to let me
> "share the
> ride" and pay them for shipping by weight - it ended up being $5-7$
> monitor, but at least I had the satisfaction of knowing where the stuff
> I once again have a substantial pile of monitors for disposal - would
> it be
> worth pooling resources between schools and finding a way to fill our
> Eric Hall
> Technology Coordinator
> Waterbury/Duxbury Schools
> Waterbury, VT
> P.S. If anyone knows of an organization that would use Mac
> LC2/Performas<33Mhz, let me know: I've got dozens!
>> We have the Solid Waste District drop off bins here at our school,
> which we
>> are allowed to fill. We had also looked into ReCycle North out of
>> Burlington earlier on this year, and if I'm not mistaken they said
> that they
>> would take any amount of computers for free, and charge somewhere
>> $5 - $10 per monitor. I also believe that there was no charge to
> come and
>> get it. That information is only from memory, but I'm pretty sure
>> what they said.
>> Joe Lemaire
>> IT Technician
>> St. Albans Town Educational Center
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