May 20,2006 – “Recycling e-waste” article in The Durango Herald.
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Dustin Scholfield, left, sorts computer parts as Traci Phillips, right, wraps computer monitors during the E‐Waste Collection at the Durango Recycling Center on Friday.
The E‐Waste Collection, which runs again today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., is a special recycling event for all types of electronics. There is a charge of $5 to $25, depending on the type of equipment being recycled. Phillips, of Natural Evolution Inc., an electronics recycling company, estimated that 42,000 to 45,000 pounds of electronics were recycled on Friday.