RecycleForce Encourages Environmentally Responsible, Safe Disposal

Press Releases / April 19, 2012


Special collection event to protect personal data and the environment


For more information contact:
Ed Stites (RecycleForce) at 317-965-2466 or estites@recycleforce.org
Barbara Bougher (Professional Organizers of Indiana) at 317-645-7600 or barbara@divineorderforlife.com


INDIANAPOLIS (April 19, 2012) RecycleForce will partner with Professional Organizers of Indiana, Quick Shred and Nora Apothecary for a safe disposal event on Saturday, April 21. Timed on the eve of Earth Day, the Safe Disposal event will help local residents reduce paper, electronic clutter and outdated medications in an environmentally responsible way while protecting personal information from identity theft or fraud.

Paper documents, electronic equipment and medications will be accepted for safe disposal from 9:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. at Quick Shred, 5040 East 62nd St., Indianapolis, in the Hawthorn Plaza Shopping Center, corner of Binford Blvd (SR 37) and 62nd Street.

Recycle Force will accept for free electronics, recyclables #1-7, cardboard, packing Styrofoam, anything with a cord, and bikes and bike parts. A $10 donation is requested for disposal of tube type TVs or monitors, and a $20 donation for refrigerant items such as air conditioners.

Event sponsor McDonald & Cech Financial Strategies Group will provide free shredding for the first 100 boxes (limit 2 bankers boxes per person).  Document shredding for subsequent boxes will be $5.00 per bankers box. Nora Apothecary will handle responsible disposal of medications at no charge.

About RecycleForce
RecycleForce, a 501(c)3 organization, is a social enterprise offering comprehensive, innovative and responsible recycling services while providing life-changing workforce training to formerly incarcerated individuals. Taking the electronic waste and other recyclables provided by residents and corporate partners, RecycleForce deconstructs these items, recycles the materials and disposes of the waste safely and cleanly. The scrap metals and other reusable materials collected in this process are then sold to help pay for job training programs and employment opportunities for formerly incarcerated men and women in order to support their re-entry back into society. For more information visit RecycleForce.org.

About Professional Organizers of Indiana
Professional Organizers of Indiana is a group of professional organizers who meet regularly to share information on resources and best practices.  Professional organizers help individuals and businesses take control of their surroundings, their time, their paper and the systems in their lives.  Professional organizers also educate their clients and the public on organizing solutions and the resulting benefits.

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