Starting this weekend, Comprenew trucks will be all over West Michigan supporting businesses and townships with electronics recycling for Earth Day celebrations.
This Saturday, April 18, 2015, Comprenew is kicking off their Earth Day celebration by hosting a free data shred event from 9 am to noon at their Holland location (11379 East Lakewood Blvd, Holland). Comprenew will be shredding hard drives and media devices while collecting residential and business electronic devices for recycling. This is a free service with the exception of CRTs (old style, boxy, TV’s and monitors) and items containing refrigerants. Comprenew will be registering guests for door prizes, such as a Tablet, and giving away gift bags while supplies last.
The following week, Comprenew will be traveling to the locations below for public and private electronics recycling collection events:
Public events include:
- Algoma Township: Residential collection on Wednesday, April 22 through Saturday, 25 *No CRTs (Cathode Ray Tube) televisions or monitors accepted.
- Harvest Health (Fun Run Event): Residential collection in Grand Rapids on Thursday, April 23, from 5 – 9pm *No CRTs (Cathode Ray Tube) televisions and monitors accepted. http://www.harvesthealthfoods.com/
- Macatawa Bank: Community collections at four Grand Rapids/Lakeshore locations on April 20 – 24 from 4 – 6pm. If residents would like to recycle CRTs (Cathode Ray Tube) televisions and monitors at this event, there is a fee based on weight and size. https://www.macatawabank.com/info/aboutus/events/2015/04/20/defaultcalendar/macatawa-bank-recycling-days
- City of Saline: Residential collection on Saturday, April 25*No CRTs (Cathode Ray Tube) televisions and monitors accepted.
Private events include:
- St. Paul Apostle: Church collection
- Fifth Third Bank: Employee collection
- Bronson Hospital: Employee collection
- Wolverine Worldwide: Employee collection
- InterTek: Employee collection
- Herman Miller: Employee collection
*Residents with CRTs can drop them off at the Comprenew location closest to them. There is a recycling fee for CRTs based on weight and size. Please visit Comprenew.org for location information.
Comprenew holds the highest level of certifications in the country for data security and electronics recycling. Comprenew adheres to a strict zero-landfill, zero-export policy for all e-waste and our mission is to inspire communities to live and work in a sustainable manner. Currently, Comprenew has over 19 recycle drop-off locations throughout Michigan, including four refurbished-electronics retail stores. Money generated from Comprenew’s retail locations goes directly back into the community by funding Comprenew’s educational and workforce development programs for both adults and kids at risk.