Getting Rid of a Computer or Bicycle?
The county's solid waste management program and the school system will hold a computer and bicycle recycling donation event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Edison High School in the Alexandria section.
Computers and related office equipment will be collected by ServiceSource, a local nonprofit agency that employs people with disabilities. All computer equipment will be accepted at no cost; there will be a $10 fee for each computer monitor.
Used bicycles will be collected by Bikes for the World, a local nonprofit group that repairs the bikes and ships them to developing countries. Bikes must be in repairable condition. A $10 donation will be collected for each bicycle to help defray the cost of shipping them overseas.
Sponsors include ServiceSource, Bikes for the World, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics,Computer Donation Management Inc., Potomac Disposal and Washington Mutual Home Loans.
The school is at 5801 Franconia Rd. For more information, call 703-324-5230 or visit, www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpwes/recycling.htm .
By Steve Fehr |
September 17, 2005; 6:33 AM ET
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