April 02, 2013
OCC Hosts Electronic Waste Collection Day April 20

Oakland Community College will sponsor an Electronic Waste Collection Day Saturday, April 20 at the Auburn Hills and Orchard Ridge campuses.  Approved e-waste will be accepted from Oakland County residents.


Hours are 9 am to 2 pm in the Auburn Hills Campus’ Parking Lot 10, and the Orchard Ridge Campus’ Parking Lot 8.


Examples of acceptable computer systems/accessories are:

·         Desktops

·         Keyboards

·         Laptops

·         Mice

·         CRT and LCD monitors

·         Speakers

·         Servers

·         Hard drives

·         Hubs/Switches

·         Docking stations

·         Computer wire/cables

·         Image protectors


Acceptable audio/video and office equipment items include:

·         DVD players

·         Camcorders

·         VCRs

·         Cameras

·         Stereos

·         Radios

·         Game systems

·         Two-way radios

·         Fax machines

·         Scanners

·         Photocopiers

·         Typewriters

·         Printers

·         Calculators


Acceptable household items include:

·         Toasters

·         Microwaves

·         Lamps (no bulbs, please)

·         Clocks

·         Blenders (no glass, please)

·         Clocks

·         Blenders (no glass, please)

·         Landline phones

·         Televisions

·         Coffee makers (no glass, please)

·         Car batteries

·         Smoke detectors


Handheld devices such as pagers, PDA and cell phones will also be accepted.


Materials that cannot be accepted include furniture, paint, paper, glass, alkaline batteries, light bulbs, cardboard, styrofoam, VHS tapes, freon, propane tanks, oil, refrigerants, washing machines, dryers, barbeque grills or contaminated equipment of any type.


To learn more contact OCC Energy Manager Mike Halaburda at 248.341.2016, or email him at mxhalabu@oaklandcc.edu.


OCC’s Auburn Hills Campus is located at 2900 Featherstone Road, one mile east of the Pontiac Silverdome.  The Orchard Ridge Campus is located at 27055 Orchard Lake Road, just south of I-696 in Farmington Hills.


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