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STAPLES STORES WILL TAKE OLD COMPUTERS FOR REUSE AND RECYCLINGFEB. 17 & 18 2002



Title: STAPLES STORES WILL TAKE OLD COMPUTERS FOR REUSE AND RECYCLING FEB. 17 & 18 2002
STAPLES STORES WILL TAKE OLD COMPUTERS
FOR REUSE AND RECYCLING FEB. 17 & 18

Staples, which operates more than 1,400 "superstores" for office
supplies, will accept computer equipment for reuse and recycling at its
stores nationwide this Sunday, February 17 and Monday, February 18
(Presidents' Day).  Individuals and businesses can bring in their old
computer equipment, including monitors and hard drives.  There is no
charge for this service.  Through a partnership with Gifts in Kind
International, computers will be refurbished and given to children's
organizations in communities across the country.  Computers that are
unable to be rebuilt "will be recycled responsibly to generate reusable
materials," according to the press release.


To find the locations of Staples stores, see their website at:

http://www.staples.com   Click on "Find a Store" at the top.  

If you click on "United States" and give your city or zip code, it will find
the closest stores, and will give their address and phone number.  To
confirm store hours and whether they will accept a certain type of
computer equipment (especially anything unusual), people can call the
store directly.


People who bring in old computer equipment to Staples during this event
can receive a $100 savings on a new computer with an Intel Pentium 4
processor, or $20 off a purchase of $100 or more for other Staples
products purchased during those two days.


             Stephanie C. Davis
      WASTE REDUCTION REMEDIESSM
               510/527-8864
 ScD18@WasteReductionRemedies.com

On Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays I can regularly be found at :

      
Sutter Delta Medical Center
Quality Management / Infection Control
3901 Lone Tree Way,  Antioch, CA 94509
           
DavisSt@sutterhealth.org
phone:      925-756-1118      fax:     925-779-3044

Where I am the Infection Control Coordinator,
         work which is separate from WRR
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