​During the month of May, Eugene/Springfield elementary schools will compete in a community-wide electronics recycling competition. The results will be weighed and the school with the most pounds of recycled electronics will win.

May 14 to May 19 Collection Sites:
Adams Elementary School
Awbrey Park
Buena Vista Elementary
Camas Ridge Elementary School
Centennial Elementary
Edgewood Community Elementary
Irving

May 21 to May 25 Collection Sites:
Bertha Holt
Chavez Elementary
Edison Elementary
Ridgeline Montessori
River Road
Village School
Yujin Gakuen Elementary

Items can also be dropped off at NextStep, 2101 W 10th Ave, M-Sat, 8:30-5pm. Ask that the donation be credited to the participating school of your choice.

This effort helps to divert electronic devices from our landfill, keep reusable electronics available to our community and promote waste reduction activities in schools. Thank you for your participation!

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During the month of May, Eugene/Springfield elementary schools will compete in a community-wide electronics recycling competition. The results will be weighed and the school with the most pounds of recycled electronics will win.

Anyone can participate. Drop off any anything with a cord to NextStep and ask that the donation be credited to the participating school of your choice.

This effort helps to divert electronic devices from our landfill, keep reusable electronics available to our community and promote waste reduction activities in schools.

DROP OFF LOCATION: NextStep, 2101 W 10th Ave, M-Sat, 8:30-5pm

There is FREE PICK-UP for large electronic equipment or accessories for local business and government donations. Call 541-686-2366 to schedule a pick-up date.

Participating schools will offer ON-SITE COLLECTION for one week during this effort. Contact Joshua at greenschools@live.com for details.

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