URT and Its Partners Offer Michigan Residents Electronics Recycling at No Cost

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Universal Recycling Technologies, LLC (URT) has partnered with several Michigan businesses and non-profits to provide electronic waste recycling in Michigan at no cost to consumers.

URT and its partners offer electronics recycling at no cost to consumers throughout Michigan. Visit URTrecycles.com to search for a location near you and learn more.

“Electronic waste is growing at an exponential rate. URT's partner recycling program provides a convenient, safe alternative for consumers to responsibly dispose of potentially hazardous e-waste at no cost," said URT President Jim Cornwell.

Universal Recycling Technologies, LLC (URT) has partnered with several Michigan businesses and organizations to offer electronics recycling to residents in Michigan at no cost. Consumers may drop off their outdated or obsolete electronics for recycling at the following locations:

  • St. Johns Lions Club Recycling Center, 608 N Swegles Rd., St Johns, MI: Mon-Sat 8am-2pm
  • Cereal City Recycling, 15160 6 ½ Mile Rd., Battle Creek, MI: Mon-Fri 8am-3pm
  • Emmons Service, Inc., 913 Water St., Jackson, MI: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
  • Delta Township, 5717 Millett Hwy., Lansing, MI: Tues 8am-2pm; Wed 2pm-8pm; Sat 9am-2pm
  • Meridian Transfer Station, 5976 E Lake Dr., Haslett, MI: Mon 2pm-7pm; Tues-Thurs 10am-7pm; Fri 2pm-7pm; Sat 10am-7pm
  • Art’s Appliance and TV, 8669 Red Arrow Hwy., Bridgman, MI: Mon, Tues, Thurs 9am-5pm; Wed 9am-1pm; Sat 9am-3pm
  • Recycle World, 8920 W Sidney, Greenville, MI: Mon-Fri 6am-2pm
  • Campbell Industrial Force, 1380 Industrial Park Dr., Edmore, MI: Mon-Fri 8am-3pm
  • Recycling For Newaygo County, 113 E Cherry St., Fremont, MI: Mon 9am-1pm; Wed 4pm-6pm; Thurs 4pm-7pm; Sat 8am-1pm
  • City of Grand Ledge, 401 Whitney St., Grand Ledge, MI: Wed 3pm-8pm; Sat 8am-4pm
  • Circle C Recycling, 318 S. Jefferson, Ionia, MI: Mon-Fri 1pm-5pm
  • Curtis Country Connection, 338 E Bell St., Camden, MI: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
  • Waste Management, Inc., 14904 Michigan 60, Three Rivers, MI: Mon-Fri 7am-4pm; Sat 7:30am-12pm
  • Sunfield Township, 126 1st St., Sunfield, MI: Mon 11am-6pm; Sat 9-12pm
  • Community Thrift Shop, 37111 Red Arrow Hwy., Paw Paw, MI: Thurs-Sat 10am-5pm
  • Battle Creek Area Habitat for Humanity, 5700 Beckley Rd., Battle Creek, MI: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
  • Habitat for Humanity Barry County, 1220 W State St., Hastings, MI: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Sat 9am-2pm

Many locations feature a self-serve drop-off container. The URT recycling bin offers a no-hassle, stress-free solution to address the growing electronics waste (e-waste) problem our nation faces. The process for drop off is convenient and easily accessible. Consumers simply visit the e-cycling bin and place their used electronics inside. e-Stewards® certified recycler URT will collect and properly recycle the materials, ensuring personal data is destroyed. Recycling is provided at no cost to consumers.

Materials acceptable for drop-off include laptops and other computers, televisions, monitors, wires, cables, power supplies, cell phones, keyboards, mice, printers, copiers, home and office phones, VCRs, DVD and CD players, and other consumer electronics (exclusions: fire alarms, smoke detectors, mercury containing devices, dehumidifiers, exit signs and contaminated medical equipment).

“Electronic waste is growing at an exponential rate. This program provides a convenient, safe alternative for consumers to responsibly dispose of potentially hazardous e-waste at no cost. It supports URT’s guiding mission to provide recycling that is environmentally sustainable, easy to access and affordable. When you recycle with URT, your materials are processed domestically and in accordance with the strictest available industry standards. This level of transparency and attention to detail is critical when selecting a recycler,” said URT President Jim Cornwell.

Locations that will accept electronics from consumers at no cost through the URT recycling program include several Habitat for Humanity partners. These partner locations offer a convenient solution for e-waste recycling by allowing residents to drop-off electronics in-store at select Habitat for Humanity Restore locations. “We are so pleased to work with Habitat for Humanity to offer this service to the community. We sincerely appreciate and value their partnership,” said Cornwell.

All items processed with URT, a URT partner collector or via a URT recycling bin are handled and recycled responsibly in accordance with the eStewards® Standard for Responsible Recycling and Reuse of Electronic Equipment® standards. The e-Stewards® Electronic Recycling Certification is the first fully accredited, independently audited certification program designed to ensure that e-waste is responsibly and accountably recycled. URT was the 11th e-Stewards® certified recycler in the nation. All URT facilities are also ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified.

For more information about URT's recycling programs in Michigan, contact Jill Brown at (269) 425-8993 or email jbrown(at)universalrecyclers(dot)com. To learn more about URT and search for a nearby recycling location, please visit http://www.URTrecycles.com

About Universal Recycling Technologies
Universal Recycling Technologies, LLC (URT) partners with its manufacturer, retail and Fortune 500 clients to implement solutions-oriented universal waste recycling, e-waste recycling , I.T asset recovery and convenient pre-paid pack-and-ship recycling box programs. URT also offers electronics and appliance recycling at no cost to the consumer. ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 certified, URT adheres to the industry’s strictest compliance certifications, including the eStewards® Standard for Responsible Recycling and Reuse of Electronic Equipment®. Since 2007, the company has been privately owned by Hendricks Holding Company, Inc.

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