Thursday, June 20, 2019

Silver Bay Collects 1,500 Pounds of Electronic Trash

EWaste silver bay ymcaThe Silver Bay YMCA Conference and Family Retreat Center announced that they collected over 1,500 lbs of electronic waste at their annual community e-waste recycling event on June 8th in Silver Bay. In a statement to the press, Chief Executive Officer Steve Tamm announced that the event collected the largest amount of electronic waste ever in the event’s eight-year history.

The event was launched by Silver Bay YMCA several years ago as a means to keep harmful materials out of landfills while allowing recycling companies the opportunity to repurpose electronic components elsewhere. Collecting an average of 1,000 – 1,500 pounds of materials every year, the event had succeeded in recycling over 10,000 lbs of electronic waste since the program’s inception.

For more information on Silver Bay YMCA, visit their website.

Photo of electronic waste collected by Silver Bay YMCA provided.

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