Recycling Goes Digital
High School Students Team Up With Town of Brookhaven and Collect 3.5 tons of Recyclable Electronics
Student members of the Middle Country Business Advisory Board partnered with the Town of Brookhaven to host its Sixth Annual eWaste (recyclable electronics) collection. Students created eWaste sites at both Newfield and Centereach High Schools and collected a record 3.5 tons of recyclable electronics to help protect the environment. Town of Brookhaven Councilman Kevin LaValle visited both high schools to thank the students for their contributions. The Middle Country Central School District students learned the importance of recycling and community service.
Students collected computers, monitors, cell and landline phones, keyboards, VCRs, fax machines, circuit boards, camcorders, wires, cords, rechargeable batteries, MP3 players, video cameras, microwave ovens, computer mice, GPS navigators, networking equipment, scanners, televisions, CD and DVD players, tablets, eReaders, laptops, cameras, stereo equipment, game systems, copiers, iPods/iPads, printers and PDAs.
Middle Country Central School District’s Newfield High School students helped collect 3.5 tons of electronic waste to be recycled in partnership with the Town of Brookhaven’s Sixth Annual eWaste collection. Students learned the importance of recycling and community service. Participating students are pictured here with Town of Brookhaven Councilman Kevin LaValle.
Town of Brookhaven Councilman Kevin LaValle, pictured here with Middle Country Central School District Centereach High School students, thanked all student members of the Middle Country Business Advisory Board for their contributions to the Sixth Annual eWaste collection. Students gave back to the community and the environment by collecting 3.5 tons of recyclable electronics.