Date: 8/10/2005 9:35:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time
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I would appreciate your putting the attached flyer on your blog.
Per Scholas, Inc
The Morningside Heights/WH Sanitation Coalition
Saturday, August 20TH, 2005
10:00 am � 3:00 pm
(at the Grant Houses� Block Party on La Salle Street east of Broadway)
Give your old electronic devices a second useful life.
Keep their POISONOUS CHEMICALS out of landfills.
WHY SHOULD YOU RECYCLE YOUR OLD ELECTRONICS?
Up to 80 percent of old computers end up being exported to places like China or Vietnam, where children and adults pick apart the toxic innards for $1 a day.
WHAT CAN BE RECYCLED ON AUGUST 20th ?
Working and non-working computers, servers, monitors, printers, laptops, copiers, fax machines, scanners, TVs (no wooden consoles please), keyboards, mice, cables,
Donated cell phones (must have charger) will be given to women�s shelters.
WHERE WILL THE ELECTRONICS GO?
To Per Scholas, a nonprofit, organization in the South Bronx with three primary goals:
� bring computers to technologically deprived children and families at the lowest possible cost
� train disadvantaged community residents to become computer technicians
� provide environmentally responsible recycling of end-of-life computer equipment in
their EPA Approved Recycling Facility.