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L.A. LIVE Hosts America Recycles Day

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 1150 S Figueroa St Los Angeles CA 90015  See map

Los Angeles’ Largest Electronic Waste Collection Event Will Take Place This Thursday at STAPLES Center


 


11:00 AM Press Conference To Focus on Sustainability, STAPLES Center’s New Recycling Program with Waste Management, Recycling Tips From Experts, Special Guest Appearances and the Release of AEG’s Second Global Sustainability ReportCity’s Most Sustainability Food Truck – Border Grill Food Truck On Site




WHAT: For the 3rd year in a row, as part of America Recycles Day, a nationally recognized day for raising awareness on recycling and buying recycled materials, L.A. LIVE, STAPLES Center and Waste Management will host the largest E-Waste & Recycling Collection Event in Los Angeles. The public recycling public recycling collection of E-Waste (electronic items of all kind including computers, TVs, VCRs) with collections from 7:00AM to 7:00PM.


A press conference at 11:00 AM will highlight the importance of recycling, unveil STAPLES Center’s brand new, custom designed recycling collection containers and speak about AEG’s worldwide commitment to sustainability through its global network of facilities


 


**RAIN OR SHINE**


7:00 AM – 7:00 PM: Drive Through E-Waste Collection ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS FOR RECYCLING:



  • Computers- CPU and Laptop, Computer Monitors

  • Computer Peripherals- printers, keyboards, mice

  • Fax Machines

  • Photocopiers

  • Televisions

  • VCRs/Stereos

  • Home and Office Phones

  • Cell Phones

  • Consumer Electronics

  • Microwaves


 


PLEASE DO NOT BRING: UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS FOR THIS EVENT:



  • Light bulbs

  • Batteries

  • Smoke Alarms/Detectors or Fire Alarms/Detectors

  • Thermometers, Dehumidifiers

  • Any unit with sludge or liquids

  • Large and Small Appliances- refrigerators, etc

  • Non Decontaminated Medical Equipment


 


WHO: Press Conference at 11:00 AM


Pat Proano, LA County Department of Public Works, Assistant Deputy Director, Environmental Programs Division,  Board Member of Keep California Beautiful


Karen Coca, Division Manager, Solid Resources Citywide Recycling Division, Bureau of Sanitation, City of Los Angeles,


Sharon Grove, Assistant General Manager, LADWP


Doug Corcoran, Dir. Public Sector Solutions, Waste Management


Lee Zeidman, SVP & General Manager, STAPLES Center


Jennifer Regan, Global Sustainability Director, AEG


Other special guests


 


WHEN: Thursday, November 15, 2012


Curbside e-waste and recycling drop off from 7:00AM -7:00PM.


PRESS CONFERENCE – 11:00AM


 


WHERE: Donations can be dropped off in Parking Lot 7 at 1150 S. Figueroa.  Enter parking lot from 11th St. between Flower and Figueroa.

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