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For the third year in a row, Ohio Valley Goodwill will be hosting an Earth Day Electronic Recycling Celebration! On Sunday, April 24th, from 11am until 5pm, donations of computers, laptops, keyboards, monitors and other electronic equipment will be gratefully accepted at ALL 31 Goodwill Donation locations!
Working in partnership with Cohen Electronics Recycling; an e-steward certified recycling vendor; Goodwill is hoping to collect 75,000 lbs. of donations in this year’s drive. “It’s important for our generous donors to know that Ohio Valley Goodwill accepts donations of computers and other electronic equipment every day at all 31 of our Donation Centers,” said Jeff Eastham, Operations Manager. “The Earth Day event is held just to raise awareness about Goodwill’s commitment to recycling of all types but specifically in this case, computers and related electronic equipment.”
Last year, Ohio Valley Goodwill recycled more than 45,000,000 lbs. of donated materials, diverting them from area landfills. The organization received the 2014 Hamilton County Recycling award for “Excellence in Re-Use” as well. “We want our donors to know that when you choose to donate to Goodwill, you are choosing to recycle responsibly,” explained Eastham. As an environmental steward for the past 100 years, Goodwill takes great pride in its commitment to helping to preserve the planet.
For a complete of Greater Cincinnati donation locations, visit www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/donate. Please mark your calendars for Sunday, April 24th from 11am-5pm and start gathering your electronic donations today!
For more information about the 2016 Goodwill Earth Day Electronic Recycling Celebration, please visit cincinnatigoodwill.org/events.