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Residents can drop off electronics, recyclables at Earth Day fair

Joyce Lupiani

Residents can drop off electronics, recyclables at Earth Day fair

CREATED Apr. 18, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas residents are invited to drop off old computers and commingled recyclables during today's Earth Day fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the government center rotunda at 500 S. Grand Central Parkway.

The fair is hosted by Clark County and its community partners. The event is free and open to the public.

"This is an opportunity for the public to learn practical tips on how to live green, create a more sustainable environment for all of us and save money," said County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani.
 
Participants in the fair include:
 
The Blind Center of Nevada, which will allow people to drop off their old computers for cleaning the hard drives and recycling and provide information about proper disposal of e-waste.
 
Green Chips, which will provide information about how to retrofit your home to make it more energy-efficient.
 
Republic Services, which will provide information about recycling.
 
Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, which will provide information about ride-sharing, cycling initiatives, bus service and other efforts.
 
Clark County Water Reclamation District, which will provide information about the safe disposal of pharmaceuticals, household chemicals and other substances that should not be dumped into local drains.
 

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