Verizon Invites Wilmington-Area Residents and Businesses to Recycle Unwanted Electronics on May 14

Will Achieve 5-Year Goal of Collecting 2 Million Pounds of Electronic Waste

May 07, 2015, 16:47 ET from Verizon

WILMINGTON, N.C., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon employee-volunteers will conduct the company's fourth electronic waste recycling rally in Wilmington on May 14. Previous e-waste collection events in Wilmington have safely diverted more than 160,000 pounds (80 tons) of computer hardware, TVs and small appliances from landfills to be recycled into new products – thanks to participating area residents and businesses.


Verizon Electronic Waste Recycling Rally


Thursday, May 14

7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- e-waste collections

12 p.m. -- photo opportunity: Mayor Bill Saffo and Verizon Green Team volunteers receive Two Million Pound Milestone Awards


Verizon Wireless Call Center (in the parking lot)

3601 Converse Drive

Wilmington, North Carolina, 28403


SOURCE Verizon