Ashland University’s Recycling Department to Hold Electronic Recycling Fundraiser

3/29/12 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University’s Recycling Department will hold an Electronic Recycling Fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The fundraiser will be held beside Fraternity Circle off Broad Street on the AU campus.


The Recycling Department will be collecting old, outdated electronics and equipment. They will accept computer and office equipment such as laptops, hard drives, monitors and printers; also household equipment like toasters, microwaves, coffee makers, and alarms. Security and communication equipment as in cameras and cell phones; and personal electronics such as radios, stereo equipment, and iPods will be accepted.


Medical equipment as in lab equipment and nursing station electronics and finally industrial equipment like motors, switches, and transmitters also will all be accepted at the fundraiser. Televisions and large appliances are two of the only items that the fundraiser will not accept.


Ashland University’s collection event will be sponsored by Acme Electronics Recycling. Business pick-up can be arranged for large amounts of items. If a special pick-up is needed, call Acme to schedule. For more information call Jodi Webb at 419-377-3461 or Acme Electronics Recycling at 419-468-6505.


Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report's National Universities category for 2012, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.