Recycle Electronics at McKendree University on April 21

Annual Recycling Drive is Among Earth Week Events

(LEBANON, Ill., April 7, 2015) — McKendree University’s Green Team will host a free electronics recycling event on Tuesday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Follow the “McKendree Event Detour” signs to the parking lot near the Hettenhausen Center for the Arts on campus and look for the truck where items will be accepted.

With the exception of TVs and computer monitors, RNA Worldwide will take any item that plugs into a wall or operates on batteries, free of charge. Acceptable items are computers, audio-visual equipment, appliances, cables, cell phones, digital cameras, batteries, speakers, metal office furniture and equipment, and scrap metal. RNA Worldwide will not take TVs, computer monitors, chemicals, paint, non-metal furniture, hazardous waste, wood, 100 percent plastics, bedding items, clothing and biological waste.

For a complete list of acceptable items or more information, visit www.RNAworldwide or call (618) 234-4320.

The annual recycling event is part of Earth Week on campus, which will include “Earthfest” activities and a concert on April 22, Sigma Zeta’s annual plant sale, tree planting, and a dodge ball tournament.