It is with great excitement that Keep Loup Basin Beautiful and the Burwell Chamber of Commerce announce the opportunity to rid your premises of old, broken, unwanted technology items. A Technology Clean-up event is scheduled for Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the “Open Air” Beef Barn in the Garfield County Fairgrounds. Items can ONLY be dropped off during that time so please do so accordingly. Those who do not follow the time allotted will be documented.
Several items are offered for collection, some are free while others do possess a fee. Items such as computer towers, LCD (flat screen) computer monitors, cell phones, tablets, laptops, networking equipment, switches, servers, VCR’s, DVR’s, stereo equipment, musical equipment DO NOT have a fee associated with them while other items possess a FEE. The FEES are as follows: CRT computer monitor – $10/monitor; Large appliances (fridges, standalone copiers, dishwashers, AC units, Smartboards) – $25 each; Printers – $0.21/lb. If you plan on bringing an items that has a fee associated with it checks or cash can be paid to the Burwell Chamber of Commerce. We will be documenting who brings each item and if there is a fee associated with it for collection. It is suggested that if you are bringing a computer tower or a laptop for disposal that the hard drives be removed in case of any private information being present. It is also suggested that a factory reset be done on all cell phones and tablets, if possible, prior to disposal.
Any questions of concerns about the event can be directed to Stacie Roblyer at the Burwell Chamber by calling 308-346-5210 or to Amy Hughes at Keep Loup Basin Beautiful by calling 402-432-1818 or 308-346-3393.
Keep Loup Basin Beautiful (KLBB) is grant-funded through the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) and Keep America Beautiful; and is a project of the Loup Basin RC&D Council that promotes litter prevention, waste reduction, recycling, and beautification. KLBB serves thirteen counties in central and north-central Nebraska. For more information about KLBB’s education programs, email KLBB at [email protected], visit www.keeploupbasinbeautiful.org, or like them on Facebook. Contact the Loup Basin RC&D office (308)-346-3393 or stop by the office at the Loup Rivers Scenic Byway Interpretive Center, 330 South Highway 11 Burwell, Nebraska.