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Electronics Recycling Day




7:00 AM - 6:00 PM


environment@rtp program
Research Triangle Park 


Environment@rtp, a committee of The Research Triangle Park’s Owners & Tenants Association, will host its fourteenth Electronics Recycling Day for RTP employees to drop off unneeded household electronics for donation and/or recycling.  Since the first event was held almost five years ago, the Environment@rtp committee has collected roughly 7,825 donations of used electronic equipment such as computers, stereos, cell phones, VCRs, and TVs from RTP employees, amounting to 257 tons of recyclable material being donated or diverted from landfill disposal.

Acceptable Materials:

    * Computer systems/monitors/peripherals (limit 3 systems per person)
    * Televisions 27”or smaller (no consoles)
    * Mercury thermometers/thermostats
    * Stereo/audio equipment
    * Desktop copiers/faxes
    * Cell phones
    * VCRs or DVD players

Materials Not Accepted:

    * Speakers larger than 18” per side
    * Televisions larger than 27”
    * Smoke detectors
    * Appliances
    * Office equipment (e.g. large copiers)
    * Other non-residential equipment
    * All other household hazardous waste

Registration Status

Open to RTP employees




You must download and bring a completed Event Form


Nortel's Gateway Facility in RTP  
4001 E. Chapel Hill Nelson Hwy (Hwy 54)
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From I-40 E or W take the Davis Drive exit and turn left at the end of the ramp.  Take a left onto Hwy. 54.  At the first traffic light, take a left into Nortel and follow the signs to the event.