ARCOA Group announced that they will be sponsoring, in association with Boy Scout Troop 140 and Venture Crew 140 of Buffalo Grove, a FREE Electronics Recycling Event for individuals and businesses on Saturday March 10th from 8:00 am- 11:30 am in the parking lot of Saint Mary's Parish at 10 N Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, located at the corner of Lake-Cook Rd and Buffalo Grove Rd. Entrance onto the parking lot will be from Lake-Cook Rd.
In January 2012 a new law went into effect banning any electronic items from landfills. This is an event to help businesses and homeowners legally discard their old electronics. “All computer hard drives are guaranteed to be wiped clean in the recycling process.” Stated ARCOA President, George Hinkle.
Items Acceptable for Recycling: computers & laptops *TVs (less than 27”) & remotes, monitors, scanners/copiers, satellite dishes, printers & fax machines, small kitchen appliances, keyboards & mice, blow dryers & curling irons, cameras & DVRs, pagers, PDAs & two-way radios, iPods & MP3 players, phones & answering machines, CD, DVD & VCR players, electronic typewriters, power cords, cables, modems & computer components
Items not being accepted: microwaves, light bulbs, white goods (heavy consumer durables such as air conditioners, refrigerators, stoves, etc., which used to be painted only in white enamel finish), paint, or batteries/hazardous items.
Troop 140, located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois is one of the largest and most active troops in the Northwoods District of the Northwest Suburban Council. The troop is comprised of scouts that come from all over Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, Long Grove, Kildeer and Wheeling as well as other local communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. They are sponsored by Saint Mary Parish of Buffalo Grove and have more than 100 registered scouts and about 70 registered adults. Find more information about the troop at http://troop140.org/
ARCOA is a multifaceted electronics recycling company performing environmentally friendly recycling, dismantling every product by hand to maximize the amount of materials that are recovered. Components of value are sold for reuse and other parts are sent to certified facilities for metals and plastics recovery. All items from the de-manufacturing process are recycled. They handle every element of the process from pick up, data destruction, logistics, accountability, and asset management/investment recovery. ARCOA is R2 and ISO 14001 certified.
ARCOA Group has over 20 years of experience, with active ownership and a corporate philosophy dedicated to the basic values of integrity, quality, customer satisfaction, and social responsibility. They are headquartered in Waukegan, IL.
345 Lakewood Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone 847.249.7011 x201
To RSVP to the Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/313097352072280/