L.A. LIVE Hosts America Recycles Day

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 1150 S Figueroa St Los Angeles CA 90015  See map

Los Angeles’ Largest Electronic Waste Collection Event Will Take Place This Thursday at STAPLES Center


11:00 AM Press Conference To Focus on Sustainability, STAPLES Center’s New Recycling Program with Waste Management, Recycling Tips From Experts, Special Guest Appearances and the Release of AEG’s Second Global Sustainability ReportCity’s Most Sustainability Food Truck – Border Grill Food Truck On Site

WHAT: For the 3rd year in a row, as part of America Recycles Day, a nationally recognized day for raising awareness on recycling and buying recycled materials, L.A. LIVE, STAPLES Center and Waste Management will host the largest E-Waste & Recycling Collection Event in Los Angeles. The public recycling public recycling collection of E-Waste (electronic items of all kind including computers, TVs, VCRs) with collections from 7:00AM to 7:00PM.

A press conference at 11:00 AM will highlight the importance of recycling, unveil STAPLES Center’s brand new, custom designed recycling collection containers and speak about AEG’s worldwide commitment to sustainability through its global network of facilities



7:00 AM – 7:00 PM: Drive Through E-Waste Collection ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS FOR RECYCLING:

  • Computers- CPU and Laptop, Computer Monitors

  • Computer Peripherals- printers, keyboards, mice

  • Fax Machines

  • Photocopiers

  • Televisions

  • VCRs/Stereos

  • Home and Office Phones

  • Cell Phones

  • Consumer Electronics

  • Microwaves



  • Light bulbs

  • Batteries

  • Smoke Alarms/Detectors or Fire Alarms/Detectors

  • Thermometers, Dehumidifiers

  • Any unit with sludge or liquids

  • Large and Small Appliances- refrigerators, etc

  • Non Decontaminated Medical Equipment


WHO: Press Conference at 11:00 AM

Pat Proano, LA County Department of Public Works, Assistant Deputy Director, Environmental Programs Division,  Board Member of Keep California Beautiful

Karen Coca, Division Manager, Solid Resources Citywide Recycling Division, Bureau of Sanitation, City of Los Angeles,

Sharon Grove, Assistant General Manager, LADWP

Doug Corcoran, Dir. Public Sector Solutions, Waste Management

Lee Zeidman, SVP & General Manager, STAPLES Center

Jennifer Regan, Global Sustainability Director, AEG

Other special guests


WHEN: Thursday, November 15, 2012

Curbside e-waste and recycling drop off from 7:00AM -7:00PM.



WHERE: Donations can be dropped off in Parking Lot 7 at 1150 S. Figueroa.  Enter parking lot from 11th St. between Flower and Figueroa.


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