News Release

Verizon Wireless Hosts Recycling Rally In Chandler, Arizona

Public invited Thursday, Feb. 23, to recycle no longer needed items and to register for a chance to win a water/energy saving Go Green Kit

For customer inquiries, please call 800-922-0204 or go to
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February 8, 2012

Jenny Weaver
Jenny.Weaver@VerizonWireless.com
480-763-6321

 

What:
Verizon Wireless is committed to conserving resources today and protecting the environment for generations to come. The company is sponsoring a free Recycling Rally to collect no longer needed computers, electronic equipment and other items.

These may include*:

  • Laptop and desktop computers/LCD and CRT monitors
  • Televisions
  • Computer cables/mice/keyboards/printers
  • Small electronic appliances/microwave ovens/vacuum cleaners
  • Stereo/audio equipment/gaming consoles/electronic toys/cameras
  • Telephones/answering machines/alarm clocks
  • Aluminum cans/ glass/plastics/paper shredders
  • Cell phones/chargers/accessories

Items that will NOT be accepted:

  • Hazardous waste (batteries, inks/toners, mercury bulbs) 
  • Units containing fluid (motors, pumps containing fluid)
  • Refrigerators or freezers
  • Medical waste/radioactive material /X-ray equipment

All collected items will be recycled or disposed of in an environmentally protected way. Cell phones and accessories will be donated to HopeLine® from Verizon to benefit survivors of domestic violence. To learn more about Verizon’s commitment to the environment, visit http://responsibility.verizon.com/home/results/environment/.

Where:
Verizon Wireless Call Center
6955 W. Morelos Place, Chandler, AZ 85226

When:
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012
7:30 am – 2:00 pm

*All batteries and toners need to be removed and cannot be accepted for recycling. *Computer hard drives will not be wiped.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 108.7 million total wireless connections, including 92.2 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 82,000 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.

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