Bring Your High Tech Recycling to OCC Highland Lakes Campus, October 1

OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – Oakland Community College's Sustainability Committee and High Tech Recycling invite the community to bring their electronic waste to a recycling event at the College's Highland Lakes campus on Saturday, October 1 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The campus is located at 7350 Cooley Lake Road, Waterford.

The following items will be accepted: computers, laptops, printers, copiers, cell phones, office phones, microwaves, chargers, TVs (no tube TVs), cable boxes, lithium ion and car batteries, hard drives, industrial equipment, personal electronics, radios, computer monitors, audio equipment, routers, circuit boards, cables, wires, cords and home appliances.

The following materials will not be accepted: tube TVs, bio-hazard material, radioactive material, VHS tapes, CDs, Freon-containing devices, alkaline batteries, leaking batteries, any non-electronics and hazardous waste (such as paint or oil).

Over the past four years, OCC has collected over 60,000 pounds of approved waste from community residents, students, staff and faculty and safely transport to approved waste and recycling facilities making it easy for community members to keep waste out of landfills.

For more information, contact Keith Pawlovich at krpawlov@oaklandcc.edu or (248) 942-3243.

About OCC:  With five campuses throughout Oakland County, OCC offers degrees and certificates in approximately 100 career fields as well as university transfer degrees in business, science and liberal arts. The College provides academic and developmental experiences allowing each student to reach their full potential and enhance the communities they serve.  More than 45,000 students annually attend OCC; more than a million students have enrolled in the College since it opened in 1965. Learn more at oaklandcc.edu.

Media Contact: Bridget M. Kavanaugh | Marketing & Communications | (248) 341-2020 | bmkavana@oaklandcc.edu