CHANDLER, AZ — Verizon Wireless and the Arizona Diamondbacks invite fans to celebrate Earth Month by recycling old cellphones, phone batteries, accessories, and tablet devices through HopeLine from Verizon at the home game series April 28 through May 1.
HopeLine recycling boxes will be located at Guest Relations at section 128 and at the suite-level Concierge Desk at Chase Field. Additionally, on Thursday, April 28 a recycling box will be located outside the stadium by the Verizon Wireless vehicle.
HopeLine puts the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless network to work in communities by turning no-longer-used wireless phones into support for victims of domestic violence and helps protect the environment by disposing of wireless phones in an environmentally sound way.
Since 2001, HopeLine has collected more than 8 million phones, properly disposed of 1.7 million no-longer-used wireless phones and kept more than 210 tons of electronic waste and batteries out of landfills.
Equipment can also be donated to the HopeLine program year-round at any Verizon Wireless Communications Store across the country or through the mail by downloading a postage-paid label at www.verizonwireless.com/hopelinemailinglabel. For more information, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/hopeline.
To learn more about Verizon Wireless’ other green initiatives, visit http://aboutus.vzw.com/Green_Initiative/overview.html.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 104 million total wireless connections, including more than 88 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.