E-Waste Recycling Event Results

Graham C  ounty Make-A-Difference E-Waste and Appliance Recycling Event Results

This event was held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Safford Landfill.

48,260 lbs. = 24 tons collected and recycled!  130 large appliances included.
That is more than 3 times what we had last year!  (2016 – 14,000 lbs. – 7 tons and approximately 180 vehicles.)

383 vehicles – 75 % of the vehicles that came through the line had e-waste to get rid of as well as landfill refuse.  There were about 40 that were there only to dump e-waste and about 50 that were there only for the land fill.  We had a total of 18 volunteers; Total of 383 vehicles —- 183 Safford – 74 Thatcher – 34 Pima – 92 County.

Thanks to all of the volunteers and community partners that made this event successful!  We are making progress in the proper disposal of Electronic waste and Appliances in Graham County.  Please continue to support recycling efforts that are ongoing in the Gila Valley.  Together we can Make-A-Difference!