LAS VEGAS — Mark your calendar for Saturday, January 3 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the 8 News NOW Living Green Super Recycling Day. The third annual event is once again being held at the Thomas & Mack Parking lot. You must enter from the Swenson Street entrance, just north of Tropicana Avenue.
Square Peg Industries will help destroy your old computer monitors (CRT's) and televisions for $20 — and can be paid with cash, credit, or debit cards only. Checks will not be accepted.
Household batteries will be collected by Republic Services.
In addition, household goods, clothing, toys, and other items in working and good condition will be collected by Goodwill of Southern Nevada.
New and gently used books will be collected by Spread the Word Nevada. You will also be able to safely dispose of your Christmas tree.
Finally, up to four boxes, or bags, of documents can be shredded for free, courtesy of Shred-It.
To recap, all items below are free to be recycled or donated, unless otherwise noted:
Accepted free of charge:
- Cell Phones
- Consumer electronics
- Servers and networking equipment
- Hard drive
- Accessories such as keyboards, mice and cables
- Personal computers
- Household batteries
- Document shredding
- Household goods
- Games or toys
- Musical instruments
- Christmas trees
- New, gently used books to be donated to local schools
Items accepted for electronic recycling ($20 fee per item)
- Televisions 42 inches and smaller
- CRT monitor
- Computer terminals
Items not accepted for recycling
- Televisions larger than 42 inches
- Electric appliances such as microwaves, toasters, lamps
- Light bulbs or fluorescent tubes
GIFT CARDS, PRIZES & MEET 8 NEWS NOW ANCHORS
Many of the 8 News NOW anchors will be on hand to greet you and say hello, and 97.1 The Point will be broadcasting LIVE from the event.
PLUS… RC Willey will be giving away a limited supply of $25 gift cards.
PLUS… Register to win great prizes, courtesy of our sponsors. You must be 18 years old or older and a Nevada resident. Text and data messaging rates may apply.
PLUS… our event sponsors, RC Willey, Thomas & Mack, Siemens, and the Conservation District of Southern Nevada will be on-hand thanking you for Living Green!