PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Recycle E-Waste for Free at the E-Waste Collection Event on May 21
Ainsley Brosnan-Smith, Waste Reduction & Environmental Specialist, City of Aspen, 1-970-618-9757, Ainsley.Brosnan-Smith@aspen.gov
Jami McMannes, Communications Manager, City of Aspen, 1-970-765-4752, Jami.McMannes@aspen.gov
Aspen, Colorado – May 12, 2022 – The City of Aspen is hosting a free e-waste collection event on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marolt Housing Parking Lot located at 100 Marolt Place, Aspen.
Electronic waste is almost anything with a plug or battery including computers, printers, televisions, and cell phones. E-waste is not smoke detectors, batteries, or mercury bulbs. Other materials that will not be accepted at the event include refrigerators, large appliances, A/C units, thermostats, smoke/CO2 detectors, batteries, light bulbs, or any items with hazardous chemicals.
The E-Waste Collection Event is free and open for those interested in recycling personal e-waste. Attendees are asked to remain in their vehicles while staff help with collection.
E-waste from businesses will not be accepted at this event but can be recycled for a fee at the Pitkin County Landfill.
Find more information about the E-Waste Event at aspen.gov/ewaste.