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Posted on: September 1, 2023

Public E-Waste Collection Event is Sept. 9

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, please contact:
William Porter, Director of Communications, City of Aspen 
(720) 281-2060 | William.porter@aspen.gov 

Ainsley Brosnan-Smith, Waste Diversion & Recycling Program Administrator, City of Aspen,
 (970) 618-9757 | Ainsley.Brosnan-Smith@aspen.gov

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

City of Aspen to Host Free Electronic Waste Collection Event

Summary:

The City of Aspen announces a free Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Collection Event taking place on Saturday, September 9, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This community initiative aims to encourage responsible e-waste disposal.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
  • Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Location: Marolt Housing Parking Lot, 100 Marolt Place, Aspen, CO

What is Electronic Waste (E-Waste)?

Electronic waste, or e-waste, includes almost anything with a plug or battery, such as computers, printers, televisions, and cell phones.

Event Guidelines:

  • The event is free and open to all interested in recycling personal e-waste.
  • Attendees are asked to remain in their vehicles while staff assist with the collection process.
  • E-waste from businesses will not be accepted at this event but can be recycled for a fee at the Pitkin County Landfill during operating hours.
  • Items not accepted at the event include: smoke detectors, batteries, mercury bulbs, refrigerators, large appliances, A/C units, thermostats, smoke/CO2 detectors, batteries, light bulbs, and items containing hazardous chemicals.

Additional Information:

For more details, visit the City of Aspen's official webpage for the event at aspen.gov/ewaste.

 

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