'America Recycles' Weekend at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
203-394-6565 Ages: All Ages ages $2 off admission if you bring something to recycle
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Come to the Zoo and learn fun and fascinating environmental facts about recycling. Best of all – let the Zoo help you put your old things to good re-use. ADMISSION: $2 off admission if you bring something to recycle. Limit: one discounted admission per person. The following items will be accepted: Nike Reuse-a-shoe – donate your old sneakers to be made into flooring for sports courts; Crocs Soles United – donate your old Crocs shoes to be refurbished and sent to impoverished nations; Eco-cell – donate your old cell phones to be recycled or refurbished. Techno Trash Can – donate all things techno-digital, including computer disks, CDs, Zip disks, DVDs, VHS tapes, Beta tapes, game cartridges, hard drives, zip drives, pagers, PDAs, MP3s, iPods, digital cameras, and handheld games. Techno Trash Can is sponsored by greendisks, providing certified assurance that private or proprietary data will be systematically destroyed. They make sure your computer is recycled and your data isn’t.
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED: No bulk items, CRT screens, computers, monitors, or televisions.