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L.A. Live To Host E-Waste Drive On ‘America Recycles Day’

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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — L.A. Live, STAPLES Center and Waste Management Thursday will host Los Angeles’ largest waste and recycling collection event as part of America Recycles Day.

For the third year in a row, the public can drop off E-waste – including computers, TVs and VCRs – from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at STAPLES Center. The items, which can be dropped off in Parking Lot 7 at 1150 S. Figueroa, will then be recycled.

ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS FOR RECYCLING:
Computers- CPU and Laptop, Computer Monitors
– Computer Peripherals- printers, keyboards, mice
– Fax Machines
– Photocopiers
– Televisions
– VCRs/Stereos
– Home and Office Phones
– Cell Phones
– Consumer Electronics
– Microwaves

UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS FOR THIS EVENT:
– Light bulbs
– Batteries
– Smoke Alarms/Detectors or Fire Alarms/Detectors
– Thermometers, Dehumidifiers
– Any unit with sludge or liquids
– Large and Small Appliances – refrigerators, etc.
– Non Decontaminated Medical Equipment

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