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E-WASTE RECYCLING EVENT RUNS THROUGH SATURDAY

Old Dominion University is helping the community and the environment at the same time by hosting its first-ever E-Waste Recycling Event Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 11-13.

The event, held in coordination with Hollins University, the University of Richmond and Virginia Tech, is a statewide effort to safely dispose of old computers, electronics equipment and related items for recycling. It is free and open to the public.

The university will accept items Thursday in Parking Lot 43, located at the corner of Powhatan and 43rd Street in between Powhatan Fields and the Facilities Management Building; Friday at the Material Management lot, and Saturday in the WHRO lot on Hampton Boulevard. The times are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Thursday and Friday are scheduled for drop-offs from businesses, students, schools and nonprofit organizations, while Saturday is for the general public.

A full list of the following items acceptable for recycling is available at http://www.odu.edu/webroot/orgs/IA/university_news.nsf/articles/10092007084726AM.

Appliances, non-computer batteries and equipment contaminated by chemical or biological agents will not be accepted.

For more information, contact MONARCHtechstore Manager Savas G. Comsudis at 683-5611 or e-mail at scomsudi@odu.edu.

HOLLINS UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA TECH, AND OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY DO NOT ACCEPT LIABILITY FOR LOST DATA, SOFTWARE, OR COMPLIANCE WITH SPECIAL RULES/LAWS THAT MAY APPLY TO DATA ON CUSTOMER'S EQUIPMENT. IT IS THE CUSTOMER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO BACK UP ANY DATA OR SOFTWARE CUSTOMER NEEDS TO RETAIN AND TO REMOVE ANY CONFIDENTIAL OR SENSITIVE DATA (OR DRIVES CONTAINING SUCH DATA), INCLUDING DATA THAT MAY BE SUBJECT TO UNIQUE RULES REGARDING DISCLOSURE, ACCOUNTABILITY, OR DISPOSAL.

This article was posted on: October 9, 2007

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