E-Waste Collection and Shred Events on June 23 2012
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For Immediate Release: June 23, 2012
Contact: Laura Galli, (650) 286-3280, lgalli@fostercity.org

DATE:  Saturday, June 23, 2012 

TIME:  9:00 AM to 2:00 PM 

LOCATION:  City Hall Parking Lot, 610 Foster City Boulevard, Corner of Foster City Boulevard and East Hillsdale Boulevard 


Foster City residents are invited to bring their paper documents for shredding to the next "Community Shred / Document Destruction" event.   A maximum of 3 standard size banker boxes per household will be accepted (10"x12"x15").  A crosscut shredding process is used, reducing materials to fine pieces of confetti. Paper can be recycled with staples, paper clips and binder clips!   Please take advantage of this convenient opportunity to have your confidential documents destroyed on site, free of charge, while you watch! 


Foster City residents are encouraged to do the right thing, by recycling personal or business electronics and computer equipment for FREE !   See list below for eligible items: 

Acceptable Items

Camcorders, Cell Phones, Chips and Components, Computers, Computer Monitors, Connectors/Cables, DVD Players, Fax Machines, Keyboards, Lab Equipment, Fluorescent Tubes/Lamps (small quantities-no more than 5 tubes per household), Laptops, Main Frames, Mice, Optical Drives, PC Boards, PDA's, Printed Circuit Boards, Printers, Radios, Scanners, Servers, Stereos, Storage Discs, Tape and Zip Drives, Televisions, UPS Power Supply Units and VCR's 

Unacceptable Items

Household Appliances (Fans, Floor Heaters, Smoke Detectors, Vacuum Cleaners, etc.), Kitchen Appliances (Cooktops, Dishwashers, Microwaves, Ovens, Stoves, Refrigerators/Freezers) or Large Appliances. Household Hazardous Waste: (Motor oil, Oil filters , Antifreeze, Automotive batteries, Latex paint, large quantities of Fluorescent lamps (including compact fluorescents), Household batteries) 

For Additional Information: 

Rethinkwaste by phone 650-802-3500, e-mail info@rethinkwaste.org or visit www.rethinkwaste.org

City of Foster City by phone 650-286-3270, e-mail lgalli@fostercity.org or visit www.fostercity.org

  • See the map for the location of the events.

Thank you for your interest.

City Hall - 610 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 286-3200