Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Lauren Zalaznick, President of "Green is Universal," NBC Universal's company-wide environmental initiative, announced Friday that this weekend kicks-off "Green Screens," a large-scale electronics recycling drive taking place throughout the five boroughs.
The drive is in honor of "America Recycles Day."
At the event, which runs from 8 a.m. through 2 p.m. on Saturday November 15th and Sunday November 16th, computers, televisions, cell phones, radios, cameras, VCRs, speakers, telephones and other electronics will be collected for free at six locations across the City.
The electronic waste collected at the Green Screen events will be recycled; materials that have value will be recovered and toxins and other hazardous materials will be safely and legally.
The locations are as follows:
'B7 'B7Saturday only: Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building Plaza (W. 126th St. bet. Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. and Malcolm X Blvd.)
'B7 Sunday only: Cooper Square (Cooper Square bet. E. 6th and 7th Sts.)
Cooper Square (Cooper Square bet. E. 6th and 7th Sts.)
'B7 'B7Saturday and Sunday: Joyce Kilmer Park (Grand Concourse bet. E. 161st and 163rd Sts.)
'B7 'B7Saturday and Sunday: McCarren Park (Bedford Ave. near N. 12th St.)
'B7 'B7Saturday and Sunday: Staten Island Mall (2655 Richmond Ave. at Parking Lot F)
'B7 'B7Saturday and Sunday: Cunningham Park (Union Turnpike bet. 196th Pl. and 197th St.)