Bridge Technical Talent to Host 9th E-Waste Recycling Drive and Fundraiser on April 18th

This April, the weekend before Earth Day, Bridge is hosting their ninth e-Waste Drive since 2009, but are moving the location from East Greenwich to Providence, to better serve all of Rhode Island. 

All are welcome to drop off old or unwanted electronics at the Whole Foods parking lot in Providence between 8 am and 12 noon on Saturday, April 18th.  Both longstanding Bridge Partner, Office Recycling Solutions, and our new partner, Green Penguin Electronics, will be providing trucks to receive all e-Waste for proper recycling. 

A minimum $1 donation per small item and $5-$10 donation is highly encouraged for larger items dropped off. Proceeds from this event will benefit The Providence Center School and the Providence After School Alliance (PASA) organization.


WHERE:       Whole Foods, Providence Parking Lot

                        601 N Main St. Providence, RI 02904


WHEN:         Saturday, April 18th, 2015

                        8:00am - 12:00pm                   


Bridge’s biannual e-Waste Drive helps reduce the amount of hazardous electronic waste that ends up in our community landfills, cutting our community’s dumping costs and protecting the environment while raising money for a local charity. Last year, Bridge recycled over 8,900 pounds of electronic waste and hopes to recycle even more at this upcoming drive. Individuals who have questions about the event or a particular e-Waste item should contact Bridge at 401-234-2416.

E-Waste Items Bridge Will Accept:  CPUs/computers, monitors, laptops, spare computer parts, keyboards, mice, servers, routers, UPSs, network equipment, laser printers, laser and ink cartridges, scanners, fax machines, telephones, cell phones, TVs, DVD players, VCRs, cameras, radios, MP3 players, home audio equipment (receivers, speakers, etc.), car audio equipment (decks, speakers, etc.), cables, cords and wires, aluminum and copper are all accepted.  Sorry, no alkaline batteries or white goods will be accepted.

About Bridge Technical Talent:  Bridge is a full-service IT staffing firm providing contract, permanent and contract-to-hire staffing solutions.  Headquartered in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, Bridge has proudly served customers in Southern New England for over a decade.  With demonstrated success supporting the recruiting initiatives of Fortune 100 companies as well as locating the perfect candidates for early stage start-ups, Bridge places skilled IT professionals in positions that range from entry-level to senior management and that span numerous industries, with a focus in finance, healthcare, software and higher education. 


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