Silver Lake Studio Salon, Tarascos Restaurant and All Electronics Recycling - E Waste Recycling Event, 10% of Funds Raised Will Benefit the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic

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Free Electronics Recycling Collection Event: November 30, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Silver Lake Studio Salon, 3325 West Sunset Blvd, Silver Lake, CA 90026

Silver Lake Studio Salon, a hair, makeup, nail and beauty salon, and Tarascos Mexican Restaurant, in partnership with All Electronics Recycling, an electronic waste management enterprise, are holding a Free Electronics Recycling Event on November 30, 2013 from 10:00am to 3:00pm at Silver Lake Studio Hair, Makeup & Nail Salon in Silver Lake, California.

10% of gross proceeds from the event will be donated to Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic. Most electronic devices will be accepted at no cost, including computers, monitors, televisions, phones, computer parts, laptops, DVD players, VCRs, cables/wires, printers, digital cameras, portable electronics, and most anything that has an electric cord or runs on batteries. However, refrigerators, air conditioners, batteries, light bulbs, and thermostats cannot be accepted at this event.

"We are pleased to work with AER on this event," said Antonio Garcia, CEO of SLS. "All Electronics Recycling’s service capabilities combined with its social mission are a natural complement to our commitment of improving our environment with the highest ethical standards."

E-Waste in Los Angeles studies have shown that the city of Los Angeles alone generates nearly 10 million tons of solid waste annually yet has one of the highest recycling rates in the nation. The city has adopted a 75% waste diversion target by 2013 and the long-term goal of zero waste by 2025. Discarded electronics are the fastest growing segment of the municipal waste stream and are regulated under California's Electronic Waste Recycling Act of 2003, the first law of its kind in the nation.

Industry Expansion - As environmental legislation and policies set more stringent requirements for the disposal of these items, many analysts and practitioners expect e-waste to grow faster than any other waste stream over the next 5 years. The benefits of e-waste management and recycling are many, including conservation of natural resources, creation of new jobs, prevention of environmental contamination by toxic chemicals, and reduction of energy requirements used in mining and refining new raw materials.

About Silver Lake Studio Salon: Silver Lake Studio Salon is the latest and greatest in hair design. SLS offers haircuts, blowouts and blow dries, hair color, highlights, deep in and keratin treatments, makeup and manicures. http://www.SilverLakeStudioLA.com/#!/home

About Tarascos Mexican Restaurant: Tarascos Mexican Restaurant has established itself over the past three years as a Silver Lake favorite through its fresh Mexican dining, bohemian atmosphere, and involvement in the Silver Lake community. http://tarascosrestaurant.com/

About All Electronics Recycling: All Electronics Recycling is your one-stop source for free online storage, data destruction, disposal and recycling of anything with an electric cord; 100% focused on reducing, reusing and recycling responsibly. http://www.AllElectronicsRecycling.com/

About Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic: Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic is a licensed, free, nonprofit, primary health care facility which provides quality medical, counseling and related services to individuals of Echo Park, Silver Lake, East Hollywood, and downtown communities of Los Angeles. http://www.HSFreeClinic.org

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