Dell To Host Nashville Area Technology Recycling Event

Free Drop-Off for Middle Tennessee-Area Consumers, Sat., April 12, 2008, at Dell Campus

Dell is offering residents of the Nashville/Middle Tennessee area a free computer recycling event, Sat., April 12, 2008, at Dell’s Nashville campus, near Nashville International Airport. The event is being hosted in celebration of Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 25). The collection event will accept any make or model of computers and related equipment, including monitors, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice, and laptops. Gaming consoles and mobile entertainment devices are also accepted. Electronic items NOT accepted include: televisions, stereo equipment, cell phones, appliances, etc. All plastics and metals are recycled, and other materials, including heavy metals, are properly disposed.

Participants should remove all data from their computer’s hard drive and any removable media such as disks, PC cards, flash drives, CD-ROMs. Drop off is free. The first 1,200 participants will receive a free tree sapling ready for planting. Dell has previously hosted three computer recycling events in Nashville, collecting more than 200 tons of computers and related equipment.

When: April 12, 2008, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Dell’s Nashville Campus, One Dell Parkway, Near Intersection of Donelson Pike & Murfreesboro Rd.