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Pleasanton to host free E-Waste collection days April 18-19

Event to be held at city's Operations Services Center

As one of its signature Earth Week events, the city of Pleasanton will host free E-Waste collection days on Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19 at the City's Operations Services Center at 3333 Busch Road.

Pleasanton residents can drop off items starting at 9 a.m. both days, and until 5 p.m. April 18 and 3 p.m. April 19. The event is free only to those who live in Pleasanton who should be prepared to show identification to confirm their residency.

Among the items that will be accepted for recycling are computer components, digital cameras, power cables, cell phones, video game consoles, MP3 players, keyboards, televisions, DVD and VCR players and other electronic items, batteries, and fluorescent light bulbs.

A complete list of items that will be accepted and not accepted can be viewed at http://noewaste.com/calendar.php/ Among items that will not be accepted are large appliances, kitchen appliances and packaging of those items.

For more information, call toll free (866) 335-3373.

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Posted by sparky
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 1, 2014 at 8:59 pm

According to the website they don't accept fluorescent light bulbs.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Apr 2, 2014 at 9:07 am

Now that's a good deed...Thank You! HOORAY!


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Posted by local
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 2, 2014 at 11:03 am

Is this costing the city (i.e., the taxpayers) anything? There are a lot of companies out there that do this for free and actually donate to local causes for the privilege of taking the recycled material. Seems like there is an organization at least once per month in Pleasanton that offers this. Just hope the city is not paying for this.


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Posted by Another Local
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 4, 2014 at 9:19 am

My postman said it's not a good idea to give to some of these trucks that come by to pick up things we leave out for companies that say they are donating to a cause, as they scope out what we leave to come back and rob our homes later… made me think twice. I rather drop stuff off now days to be sure, as there had been a number of burglaries lately.

One of the organizations that mentioned E-Wast pick up didn't come by Twice (which is ever for me), and when I called the number they said they'd be by but never showed. Not reliable.


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Posted by local
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:22 pm

The organizations I have given ewaste to have me bring to them. They have been at shopping centers, schools and churches in the area.


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