The Lower East Side Ecology Center has scheduled numerous e-waste recycling events for January. Here they are, broken down by borough (sorry, Staten Island):
January 2, 2011, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Union Square Park north plaza, Broadway at East 17th Street
January 8, 2011, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Bowling Green Park east side, Broadway at Beaver Street
January 15, 2011, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Tekserve, 119 West 23rd Street, Chelsea
January 22, 2011, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Ring Garden, Riverside Drive between Dyckman Street and Seaman Avenue, Inwood
January 23, 2011, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 331 East 70th Street between First and Second Avenues, Upper East Side
January 23, 2011, 10:00am - 4:00pm, West 62nd Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues, Upper West Side
January 8, 2011, 10:00am - 4:00pm, East 163 Street, between Southern Boulevard and Bruckner Boulevard, South Bronx
January 9, 2011, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Queens Botanical Garden, parking lot entrance on Crommelin Street, Flushing
January 16, 2011, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Prospect Park West and 3rd Street, Park Slope
January 22, 2011, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Habana Outpost, Fulton Street b/w South Portland Avenue and South Oxford Street, Ft. Greene
Rules & Info
They will accept electronic waste from residents and small businesses (under 50 employees). That includes cel phones, monitors, computers, printers, scanners. No home appliances (air conditioners, no microwaves). Read more on their FAQ.
As a bonus, all Zipcar members who show their Zipcard get a $15 driving credit, "while supplies last."
We remind you to ERASE ALL DATA on hard drives before recycling. Even though the LES Ecology Center says the drives will be physically destroyed, we wouldn't take their word for it. Get in touch with us if you need help with drive erasing, or secure destruction of drives.