News Release: Somerset, Bermuda – Somerset Cricket Club, Inc has partnered with Sandys Parish Council and The Waste Management Section of the Ministry of Public Works and they will be hosting their first residential e-Waste Recycling Day on Saturday, March 7th February from 9am to 4pm at the small field at Somerset Cricket Club on Clyde Best Lane, Sandys.

Residents are encouraged to drop off e-Waste and TAG (tin, aluminium cans and glass bottles) and bulky waste  only.  Commercial truckers may bring e-Waste only.

Residents are encouraged to bring their old, worn out electronics to be recycled – everything from battery operated toys and hair dryers all the way up to computers and other Circuit Board Containing Equipment; any small appliance powered by batteries or power cord.

This event is primarily for residents wishing to recycle. Companies and institutions with commercial sized loads may recycle throughout the year by bringing eWaste directly to the MRF Monday through Friday from 7.30 to 4.00.

Drop off the following Electronic Waste Items for Recycling:

·         Hairdryers.                                        Household air conditioners

·         Monitors                                            Televisions

·         Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs)              Computer Processing Units (CPUs)

·         Keyboards                                         Telephones

·         Cell Phones

·         Cable boxes                                      Printers

·         Copiers                                              Typewriters

·         Mainframe Equipment                        Laptops

·         Fax Machines                                    Stereo Equipment / Radios

·         Satellite Receivers

·         Other Circuit Board Containing Equipment and anything powered by batteries or an electrical cord.

All recyclable materials, including e-Waste are sent to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved recycling facilities to ensure they are handled with maximal concern for the environment and worker safety. For commercial loads please contact or telephone Allan Douglas  at 501-3043.