Mount Auburn’s 3rd Annual Public Electronics Recycling Event

January 25, 2016

It was a cold and windy day, but while the southeast was getting record snowfalls, Mount Auburn hosted another successful electronics recycling event open to the public for the third year in a row.  Thirty to forty cars pulled up to a Northeast Material Handling Truck parked at the Operations Center and unloaded car trunks filled with electronic devices, stereo speakers, fans and batteries.

Thank you to everyone who made this event another successful one; over 2,842 pounds of electronics were collected. 

~100 lbs lead acid batteries (ups)
72 lbs of household batteries
33 computers
25 memory Sims
13 keyboards plus 1 electric piano
10 printers
10 routers
10 sets of speakers
9 cd players
8 boom or vhs players
7 microwaves
7 TVs
5 tivos
4 monitors
4 fans
3 toasters
3 ups (battery backups)
2 cameras
2 air compressor
2 lamps
2 food processors
1 pencil sharpener
1 boom box
1 box of hardware
1 mike stand
1 server
1 Arvin tube radio

Weirdest item: Arvin Tube AM radio

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