PTA holds e-Waste collection


Hunter Finner

People in the community can drop of old or unused electronics to the e-Waste collection in the front parking lot.

Julia Vastano, Assistant Editor

Trucks filled with old electronics like computers and cell phones will be parked on the west side of the football stadium on November 16. The Lovejoy community will try and do it’s part in preserving the environment with an e-Waste collection, held by the PTA.

While it is common on campus and in homes to recycle old paper and plastic, few students think to recycle their outdated or unwanted electronics.

A variety of electronics may be recycled. Many of these include:

  • Personal Computers

  • Laptops and Notebooks

  • CRT Monitors

  • Flat Screen Monitors

  • Keyboards and Mice

  • Printers and Copiers

  • Toner and Ink Cartridges

  • Fax Machines

  • Peripherals and Gadgets

  • Power Supplies and Chargers

  • Batteries and UPS Systems

  • Cables and Wires

  • Networking Equipment

  • Servers and Racks

  • Hard Drive Wipe

  • Kitchen Appliances

  • Microwaves

  • Refrigerators and Freezers

  • TV’s

  • Gaming Equipment

  • CD’s and Video Tapes

  • Digital Cameras

  • Cell Phones and PDAs

  • Small electronic devices

  • Multi-media Equipment

  • Batteries

  • Auto Batteries

  • Fitness Equipment

  • Medical Equipment

Many of these items can be found discarded in junk drawers or in boxes in the garage.

For more information, please visit the Lovejoy ISD website.