Placer Pops Chorale will hold a free electronic waste drive-thru and drop-off fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, in the parking lot at Del Oro High School, 3301 Taylor Road, Loomis.
Participant need not leave their cars – pop the trunk or door and volunteers will unload the e-waste. The fundraiser is sponsored by California Electronic Asset Recovery, a California state-approved electronic waste collector and recycler.
Items accepted are monitors, televisions, desktop and notebook PCs, VCRs, stereo equipment, CDs, speakers, keyboards, mice, PDAs, digital cameras, zip drives, telephones, cell phones, printers, copiers, laser and multifunction, scanners and fax machines, microwaves, small household appliances such as toasters, mixers and blenders and vacuum cleaners with the dust bag removed.
Items that will not be accepted are large household appliances (i.e. refrigerators, washers, dryers, etc.), furniture and hazardous household waste including batteries, car batteries, paint, pesticides, used oil, cleaning supplies, fluorescent light bulbs, water heaters, tires, etc.
For optimal security, CEAR Inc. shreds all computer hard drives. CEAR, Inc's secure facility is monitored 24/7 by surveillance cameras.
Placer Pops Chorale members come from all age groups, college students through retirees, and represents a variety of fields: teachers, government workers, software engineers, CPAs, Realtors, insurance brokers, medical technicians, self-employed, etc. It is led by a professional director. What brings them together is a love of many kinds of music, plus a desire to work together to put on memorable shows. For information about Placer Pops Chorale, visit www.placerpops.org.