If you have lots of old electronics lying around the house and you’re not sure where to recycle them, you are in luck, because Binder Park Zoo is offering a simple solution!  Emerald eCycling will be atthe Zoo collecting electronic waste on: Saturday, August 22nd 9am – 2pm and Saturday, October 24th 1pm – 4pm. These are free community recycling events and are open to all consumers and small businesses.

Items accepted include:

  • Computers, cell phones, monitors, printers, mice, keyboards, cords, cables, modems, WIFI routers, cameras, DVD and VCR players, MP3 players, PDAs, gaming consoles and accessories, CD players, radios, stereos, microwaves, calculators, remote controls, UPS, test equipment, small motors and most other electronic items.

The Zoo will even get a small donation for some collected items.

Items NOT accepted:

  • Televisions,
  • large household appliances,
  • smoke detectors,
  • hazardous materials.

“We believe that people genuinely want to recycle, but are sometime unsure how or where to recycle their old or expired electronics,” states Kari Parker, Binder Park Zoo Marketing Manager.  “These recycling events provide our community with a simple way to recycle hard to dispose of items.”

For questions about recyclable items, please direct questions to Emerald eCyclying at 269-978-1914 or visit them online at www.emerald-ecycling.com. All recycling events will take place in the Zoo’s parking lot.  Binder Park Zoo is located 3 miles South of I-94 @ exit 100 in Battle Creek, MI.