DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS TO HOST ELECTRONICS TAKE-BACK DAYS

 

DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS TO HOST ELECTRONICS TAKE-BACK DAYS PROGRAM ON APRIL 24-26 2009 FOR INDIVIDUALS AND SMALL- TO MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES

Rhinebeck NY – March 4, 2009: The Dutchess County Fairgrounds, in partnership with Advanced Recovery, Inc. and the Hudson Valley Green Fair, is hosting an Electronics Take-Back Days program during Earth Day weekend, April 24th, 25th and 26th, 2009.

Individuals: $10 Per Carload; No Pre-Registration Necessary. On April 25th and 26th, 2009, during the hours of the Hudson Valley Green Fair, individuals can bring as much of their old electronic equipment as they can fit into their cars to the Fairgrounds (between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.), and for a flat fee of $10 per car, leave those items for safe, effective disposal/recycling by Advanced Recovery, Inc. Anyone who does so will receive up to two discount coupons for $2.00 off the $8.00 price of admission to the Hudson Valley Green Fair.

Businesses: Fees Based on Inventory to be Recycled; Pre-Registration Required. On Friday, April 24th, 2009, the Fairgrounds, Advanced Recovery and the Green Fair also will hold an electronics take-back day for small- and medium-sized businesses. Companies wishing to turn in their old computers, printers, fax machines, etc., must first pre-register with Advanced Recovery, Inc., by calling Bob Travers at 845-858-8809. Fees charged to each company will be determined by the amount of inventory the firm recycles.

Items Accepted: The Electronics Take-Back Days program will accept for recycling the following types of electronic devices: Cables Cell phones Computer monitors Copiers CPUs CRTs DVD players Fax machines Keyboards Laptops MP3 players Modems Old computers Printers Radios Rechargeable batteries Scanners Stereo equipment Telephones Terminals TVs Typewriters VCRs VHS players

About Advanced Recovery, Inc.: Advanced Recovery, Inc. provides electronic and scrap metal recycling services to individuals, businesses, and governmental agencies. Its mission is to earn a leadership position in the recycling industry and maintain it on a daily basis through the practice of honesty, integrity, intelligence and wisdom. Located in Newark, New Jersey, Advanced Recovery is licensed with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and registered with numerous agencies, including the US Environmental Protection Agency and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and takes pride in working with the various agencies to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations. The Company completely recycles all types of electronic equipment and material, including computers, printers, fax machines, modems, bridges, hubs, copy machines, consumer electronics, components and various other types of plastic, ferrous and non-ferrous metals. For additional information, visit: www.advancedrecovery.com.

About the Hudson Valley Green Fair: The Hudson Valley Green Fair is a production of Hudson Valley Green Fair, LLC. The event was born to help all of us "go green."  As the Valley's major environmentally conscious event, the Green Fair brings the public together with businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies who are dedicated to helping all of us get a little more “Green.”  Just in time for Earth Day our second annual show will again take place at the beautiful Dutchess County Fairgrounds in historic Rhinebeck, NY. For further information about the Dutchess County Green Fair, contact Jim or Dyanne at 845.471.8404.

About the Dutchess County Agricultural Society and the Fairgrounds: 
The Dutchess County Agricultural Society, Inc. produces the annual Dutchess County Fair, which always runs the third full week in August, in addition to hosting numerous outstanding events throughout the year. The Hudson Valley Green Fair, Crafts at Rhinebeck, Classic Car Shows, Antique Shows, a Sheep and Wool Family Festival and Wine and Food Festival are just some of the popular events that attract over a million patrons to the fairgrounds annually. Increasingly, the Dutchess County Fairgrounds is becoming a destination for family fun and wholesome entertainment in the beautiful Hudson Valley.

For Further Information: For additional information, please contact Laurie Rich, Coordinator, Dutchess County Fairgrounds Green Initiative at: Lrich@frontiernet.net, or by phone at 845.876.6330.