OES invites Ottawa residents to drop off used electronics at IKEA this

TORONTO, April 22 /CNW/ - To wrap up Earth Week festivities, Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES) invites Ottawa area residents to drop off all electronic waste at IKEA this Saturday. Staff from FoxyRecycle and IKEA will be on site to collect used, broken or unwanted electronic equipment for responsible reuse and safe recycling. This keeps hazardous electronic waste out of the landfill which leads to a greener, healthier environment.

    Event Details:

    Where:  IKEA - parking lot
            Pinecrest Shopping Centre, 2685 Iris St., Ottawa

    Date:   Saturday April 24, 2010

    Time:   9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

Accepted Items: MP3 players, cameras, printers, fax machines, televisions, VCR & DVD players and recorders, radios, desktop and laptop computers, monitors and peripherals, cell phones, pagers and PDAs and more. For more information on responsible reuse and recycling of electronic products as well as a full list of accepted items please visit www.dowhatyoucan.ca.

SOURCE Ontario Electronic Stewardship

For further information: For further information: Program Media Contact: Tanya Delaney, OES, Email: tdelaney@stewardedge.ca, Phone: C: (613) 243-0366

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