Free E-Waste Recycling Event on Saturday April 13

PASADENA, Calif.— Residents can safely dispose of electronics at the City’s popular free e-waste event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. The event will be held in Parking Lot I outside the Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park, 360 North Arroyo Blvd. To maintain safety, only cars may enter - no walk-ups.

E-waste items include computers, keyboards, printers, monitors, laptops, docking stations, scanners, shredders, fax machines, computer mice, telephones, televisions, flat screens, VCRs, DVD players, PDAs, cassette players, tape drives, stereos. Household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, and LED light bulbs are also accepted. These items should never be disposed of in your trash or recycling containers.

Public Works is also helping residents prevent identity theft by providing free paper shredding during the event. The public can bring a maximum of three (3) legal-size boxes for shredding. Sensitive documents such as receipts, checks, pre-approved credit applications, credit card statements, outdated tax returns, pre-printed envelopes, return address labels, and business cards are items that can be shredded.

Event participants will be required to show proof of Pasadena residency and the duration of the event is subject to truck capacity. The event is sponsored by the City’s Department of Public Works. For more information, call (626) 744-7311 or email Recycle@CityOfPasadena.net.

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