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Seven tons of scrap computers collected. (Municipal Recycling).

More than 7 tons of obsolete electronic scrap were collected at a two-day event held at Steeplegate Mall, Concord, N.H.

The Northeast Recycling Council, Brattleboro, Vt., coordinated the event with help from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and the City of Concord. Sponsors included Panasonic, Sharp, JVC, Philips, Circuit City Steeplegate Mall, Zero Waste, Bagel Works of Concord and Wheelabrator Industries.

A grant from the Electronics Industry Alliance, Arlington, Va., funded the event in which 121 cars participated. An average of 127 pounds per vehicle filled a 52-foot trailer.

Electronicycle, Gardner, Mass., took delivery of the materials collected, including computers, monitors and cell phones.
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Title Annotation:Concord, New Hampshire
Publication:Recycling Today
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1U1NH
Date:Dec 1, 2002
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