Media invited to cover e-waste recycling event

April 23, 2013


DATE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013

EVENT: The University of Michigan’s Office of Campus Sustainability and the Ann Arbor Public Schools are sponsoring a free e-waste recycling event designed to help area residents, small businesses and nonprofits dispose of electronics in an earth-friendly way.

The event is the perfect opportunity to capture photos and video footage of piles of electronic waste being recycled responsibly by the community.

Since 2008, the event has filled a combined total of 89 semi-trailers and diverted a total of 1,168 tons of electronic waste from local landfills

PLACE: Pioneer High School, 601 W. Stadium Boulevard, Ann Arbor. Enter from Main Street at the corner of West Stadium Boulevard.

INFORMATION: RSVP your planned attendance at the event to ensure an interview with our spokesperson. Spokesperson available for interviews for preview articles as well.

CONTACT: Dana Budzaj Elger, U-M Office of Public Affairs, (734) 936-5190,



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