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Recycling for Charities Needs Your Help to Keep 75 Tons of E-Waste Out of Landfills

Between March 22 and April 24 individuals with used or broken electronics, such as cell phones, PDAs, MP3 players, and digital cameras, will have the opportunity to recycle their items at participating locations in downtown Royal Oak.

 
 
Join Recycling for Charities This Earth Day
PRLog - March 22, 2010 - ROYAL OAK, Mich. -- March 22, 2010, Royal Oak, Michigan -- Recycling for Charities announces today their ‘Earth Day Challenge’, which aims to keep harmful toxins out of landfills by collecting 75 tons of e-waste from March 22nd to April 25th.  A registered 501(c) 3 non-profit charity, Recycling for Charities (RFC) defends the environment and supports other worthy non-profits through recycling, donating the money raised to over 800 charities nationwide.  

“Everyone has at least one phone sitting and collecting dust.  If thrown away 150 cell phones can create up to 75 tons of garbage in our landfills. That amount of waste is enough to pollute about 150 Olympic size swimming pools of water. Our Earth Day Challenge is a call to action to recycle those items and prevent further damage to the environment,” stated Dario Chiarini, President of Recycling for Charities.  

For the Earth Day Challenge, RFC worked with several local businesses in Royal Oak to organize drop points throughout the City. Getting involved is easy. Simply bring your used electronic items to one of the drop points and RFC will do the rest.  RFC will be accepting cell phones, iPods, iPhones, pagers, PDA’s, MP3 players, and digital cameras. Going green is that easy, and your donation is also a tax write off.  As an added incentive, Scout, Shine, and Titzy’s will be offering discounts to ‘green’ customers who donate their old electronics.  

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Visit any one of the following businesses in Royal Oak from March 22nd to April 24th to drop off your used electronics.

- Scout 508 S. Washington Ave., Royal Oak, MI 48067 (248-548-1065) - 10 percent off all candles
- Shine 621 S. Washington Ave., Royal Oak, MI 48068  (248-414-5277) - 10 percent off your entire purchase
- Titzy’s 506 S. Washington Ave., Royal Oak, MI 48067 (248-399-1337)  - 10 percent off your entire purchase
- Bean & Leaf Café 106 S. Main Street, Royal Oak, MI 48962 (248-586-9602)
- Café Muse 418 S. Washington Ave., Royal Oak, MI 48067 (248-544-4749)
- Douglas J Aveda Institute 409 S. Center St., Royal Oak, MI 48067
(248-336-5500)
- Nutri-Foods 120 S. Main St., Royal Oak, MI 48067 (248-541-6820)

The Earth Day Challenge will culminate with the Recycle Royal Oak event on April 25th.  Visit the following Recycling for Charities web sources for further info:
Homepage:
http://www.recyclingforcharities.com/index.php?ref=ro
Twitter:
http://www.twitter.com/recyclecharity
Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/recycling.charities

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