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Electronics recycling event planned

To close out local  Earth Week celebrations, a West Kelowna school is gathering electronic and other recyclables to raise money for the school’s technology upgrades.

Helen Gorman Elementary School will be hold the one-day recycling roundup at Planet Earth Recycling Ltd.’s Depot located at 2035 Louie Drive in West Kelowna on Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The school’s goal is to raise at least $1,000 and Planet Earth Recycling has agreed to donate $100 per metric tonne of material received during the event.

Items acepted will include electronics such as computers, monitors, cell phones and VCRs, as well as small appliances like hair dryers, vacuums, toasters, mircowave ovens and ceiling fans. While some large appliances will be accepted, like stoves, dishwashers and washing machines; refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners will not be accepted. For more information call 250-768-0878.

 

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